EMBODI

Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence

The program is designed to collaborate with established organizations and agencies to address the plight of an often over-looked demographic: young men of color. EMBODI is designed to address these issues through dialogue, and recommendations for change and action. The EMBODI conference was selected 
to be featured as a Tri-Centenntial event for the City of San Antonio.

Event Information

  • What: 9th Annual EMBODI Men of Color Conference
  • When: Saturday, May 4, 2019; 7:45am–2:30pm
  • Where: St. Philip's College Heritage Room (in the Campus Center) and Watson Fine Arts Auditorium
  • Cost: Event is FREE!!
  • Theme: Inspiring Men of Valor
  • Sponsored by: SPC, NLC, NVC, the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Incorporated, and the Myra Davis Hemmings Resource Center
  • Participants: Middle School, High School, and College Men
  • EMBODI Conference at a Glance: How can we inspire conference attendees to be/continue to be Men of Valor?

Scholarship Opportunities

Males who are high school seniors or college students are invited to participate in an essay contest.

Essay Prompt:  What is your definition of a “man of valor?” How does the definition line up with your own personal priorities and practices? Also, provide what you do that exemplifies you are a man of valor or you can use your definition to describe someone you know that you feel fits this definition.

Winners Receive:

  • (2) $500 Scholarships – St. Philip's College
  • (2) $500 Scholarship –  The San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • (1) $500 Scholarship – Northeast Lakeview College

Please submit essays to Dr. Dollie Hudspeth (ehudspeth@alamo.edu). You must attend the conference to pick up your scholarship. If you cannot attend, you must send a representative to receive the scholarship.

This scholarship event is a collaboration between the following partners: 

  • St. Philip's College,
  • Northeast Lakeview College,
  • Northwest Vista College,
  • the San Antonio Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated,
  • and the Myra Davis Hemmings Resource Center.

Past Conferences


2017


EMBODI 2017


2016


EMBODI 2016


2015


EMBODI 2015


2014


EMBODI 2014


2013


EMBODI 2013


2011


EMBODI 2011