"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody -

a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots." 


                                                                                                                                                      ~Thurgood Marshall



The objective of the NoVAC Youth Programs is to enrich youth through educational, cultural, social, and developmental activities that will encourage personal growth and success for the youth of the Northern Virginia community.


o Are seeking guidance, support and skills to achieve success

o Have an interest and desire to develop leadership skills

o Have a desire to or are actively pursuing college and/or career options

o Are interested in meeting and collaborating with like-minded youth striving for success


As an organization of college-educated women, Delta Sigma Theta plays an active role in the educational movement, seeking to inspire, motivate, and support the aspirations and achievement of children and young people. For more than 55 years, the Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter has awarded scholarships to deserving students of color in their senior year of high school.  

The NoVAC Youth Programs enrich youth through educational, cultural, social, and developmental activities, encouraging personal growth and success for the youth of the Northern Virginia community. 

Learn More About Our Youth Programs 

Delta Academy

introduces at-risk girls, ages 11-14, to programs in math, science, and technology. 

Delta GEMS

develops strong, confident, and goal-oriented young women and prepares them to take an active role in their success and in society. (High School Age includes 14-18).


is designed to serve as a motivational and empowerment tool that targets young, African American males. (High School Age includes 14-18). 

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provides educational support for ages 8-14 and/or grades 3-8 with the goal of preparing students for the Virginia SOL standardized tests. 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated

Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter

Post Office Box 4310

Arlington, VA 22204-9998 

Phone Number: 703-715-6140


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Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter.

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