The Prince George’s County Alumnae (PGCAC) and Fort Washington Alumnae (FWAC) Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have formed a collaborative partnership with the Prince George’s County Police Department to implement this vital program to refocus efforts on the plight of African American males. PGCAC will focus on high school students (ages 14-18) and the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter (FWAC) will focus on middle school students (ages 11-14).
The Prince George's County Alumnae (PGCAC) and Fort Washington Alumnae (FWAC) Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have formed a collaborative partnership to address the needs of youth males within Prince George's and Charles County, Maryland. PGCAC will focus on high school students (ages 14-18) and the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter (FWAC) will focus on middle school students (ages 11-13). PGCAC has partnered with the Prince George's County Police Department and the Bowie/Mitchellville Alumni (BMAC) Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
PGCAC's EMBODI Program addresses the full range of developmental needs of African-American and other minority males ages 14 to 18 years of age, with an evolving focus on education, physical health, social and emotional issues, sexuality, economics, and politics. The Program serves as a motivational tool for African American and other minority teenage males with the ultimate goal of increasing their knowledge and awareness of issues affecting young men today.
The goals of EMBODI are:
- To expand the horizons of young African American males by cultivating a personal vision for their lives;
- To develop a personalized tool kit that will provide each young man with an individualized approach toward enhanced self-understanding;
- To provide each young man with the support and caring of a consistent adult male role model;
- To stimulate an awareness of various college and career options to make rewarding life choices and decisions; and .
- To create community-minded, caring, giving, and productive citizens by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.
For more information about the EMBODI program for high school boys, please contact the PGCAC EMBODI Chair