Catching the Dreams of Tomorrow, Delta GEMS was created to catch the dreams of African American at-risk, adolescent girls aged 14-18. Delta GEMS provides the frame work to actualize those dreams through the performance of specific tasks that develop a CAN DO attitude. The goals for Delta GEMS are:
● To instill the need to excel academically
● To provide tools that enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success;
● To assist girls in proper goal setting and planning for their futures high school and beyond; and
● To create compassionate, caring, and community minded young women by actively involving them in service learning and community service opportunities.
The Delta GEMS program offers a road map for college and career planning and conducts activities that provide opportunities for self-reflection and individual growth.