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Youth Programs

Educational Development in CJA is achieved by focusing on our sorority’s signature youth programs – Betty Shabazz Delta Academy (girls 11-14), Delta G.E.M.S. (girls 14-18) and  E.M.B.O.D.I (boys 13-18) which provide enrichment and mentoring opportunities. We recognize the academic and civic accomplishments of outstanding students in our communities through our comprehensive scholarship awards program.

Programs & Scholarships

As an extension of our National initiatives, CJA hosts the following signature youth programs and scholarships.

Delta Academy

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This is a national program sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to enhance the future of girls as they approach the next millennium. The academy is designed for girls between the ages of 11 and 14 who demonstrate the potential to succeed, but may not have the necessary support systems.

Delta GEMS

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This is a national program sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to enhance the future of girls as they approach the next millennium. The Delta GEMS program inspires and supports high school aged girls to achieve academically and socially.

E.M.B.O.D.I

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E.M.B.O.D.I. (Empowering Males in Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) is a national program designed to address the crisis of our African-American young males 13 thru 18.

Scholarships

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Education is a priority within our organization. CJA offers scholarships to deserving students to help them complete and/or continue their education.

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News & Announcements

EMBODI Book Drive: Give the Gift of Reading

The Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter EMBODI Committee is hosting a Spring Book Drive. They are asking for donations of new...

Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon

The Central Jersey Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present their Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon on June 8,...

Spin for Scholars 2024

On February 24, 2024, the Central Jersey Alumnae (CJA) Chapter hosted our annual Spin for Scholars fundraiser at the CycleBar...

Spin for Scholars

Please support the Fundraising Committee and the CJA Alumnae Foundation's Spin for Scholars as we raise funds for college-bound high...

Scholarship Applications Deadline Extended

Visit our scholarships page for more details. Application Extended Deadline: February 9...

Delta Gems 2024

Application for the 2023/24 Delta Gems Program is now closed. Please check back next year....