Educational Development

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT initiatives seek to inspire, motivate, and support the aspirations and achievement of children, youth, and young adults. Mentoring programs target youth such as the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy for girls ages 11-14 years, Dr. Jeanne Noble Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully for girls ages 14-18 years, and Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence for boys ages 14-18. Youth enrichment, college and career readiness, and service learning opportunities encompass a biennial cotillion, college scholarship competition, tours of HBCUs and community colleges, literacy outreach in elementary schools, Science and Everyday Experiences for elementary and middle school students, and a Prom Dress Giveaway with financial affordability and safety tips.

These programs in the following: