Financial Fortitude, focuses on national economic trends, such as unstable employment, the threat to Social Security as we know it, and the widening gap between wealth and poverty are the bases for the development of Financial Fortitude, the current Economic Development Program Initiative of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Financial Fortitude is a process that will help program participants to set and define goals, develop a plan to achieve them, and to put the plan into action. The process serves as a blueprint to address all aspects of personal finances. This initiative helps members of the sorority spread financial education throughout their local communities.
Financial Literacy delivers financial literacy programming to adults and youth. The primary goal is to ensure that the participants have a good understanding of basic concepts of personal finance as a means of enhancing their financial well-being.
Young Entrepreneur Program (YEP) provides at-risk youth in grades 9-12; an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurship, business plans and goals, marketing, financial literacy, professionalism, leadership and business ethics. The program provides students with the foundation needed to establish their own businesses.