EMBODI Conference-Empowering Males To Build Opportunities For Independence
Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us as we take a stand for
YOUNG Lives Matter!
The EMBODI Program of the Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting a FREE Conference for young males in grades 7th to 12th.
The conference will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2017 9am to 1pm at:
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, 8194 Fogeison Dr., Dallas, Texas.
The conference will provide invaluable workshops for the young men to participate in across a broad array of topics, including: Racial Profiling, Community/GrassRoots Organizing, Understanding Your Constitutional Rights, College Preperation, Goal Setting & Money Management. The presentors include representatives from the Dallas Law Enforcement, Financial Advisors, Community Leaders, and Motivation Speakers.
We encourage parents, counselors, community based organizations, Fraternities and Churches to register their young men to attend this FREE Conference.
This is a FREE community event, however pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is Thursday, January 24, 2017
For more information, please contact us at EMBODI.MDA@YAHOO.COM
Funding for this event was provided in part by The Shirley A. Fridia Development Center, Inc and Mary Kay Cosmetics.
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Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The EMBODI Program (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) is a National Program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. designed to assist young males in achieving success through positive means.
About Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter
The Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chapter(MDA) was chartered on August 8, 1985 asthe 754th chapter of Delta Sigma ThetaSorority, Inc. In 1988, MDA was grantedincorporation papers by the State of Texas to purchase property for the establishment of a life development center known as One Delta Place (ODP).
For the past 25 years ODP has served as avisible sign in the Dallas community whereyouth, adults and families are exposed toempowering and uplifting seminars; workshopsand a variety of community services tailored tomeet their needs. As well, ODP has served as a site for community health screenings,community forums and is the primary meetingplace for three academic empowermentprograms (Delta Academy, Delta GEMS, andEMBODI) for youth ages 11-18.
About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization founded on January 13, 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; to educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems impacting our communities.
A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization's Five Point Programmatic Thrust: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement.