Breaking Down Barriers
Delta’s commitment to boldly pursue equity extends to our communities through strategic programs. As part of this pursuit in 2022, we:
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Supported two National Urban League jobs programs – the Urban Tech Jobs Program and the Urban Apprenticeship Jobs Program – to advance the organization’s goal that every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits
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Expanded our partnership with UNCF to provide $1 million for Emergency Retention Grants and Degree Completion Aid and $500,000 in scholarships to help underrepresented students combat financial pressures that may prevent them from completing their degrees
Supporting 30 Junior Achievement chapters across 5 continents
Partnered with tree-planting partners on programs to support tree cover in low-income neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color
Collaborated with organizations like 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Emerging 100 and Next Gen Men & Women to provide scholarships and mentorship to students in Atlanta Public Schools, exposing them to career paths within Delta and beyond
Contributed to the Goalsetter Foundation’s “One Stock. One Future.” initiative to help equip young people of color with tools that increase their financial literacy, help build generational wealth and achieve the foundation’s mission to help families grow healthy, wealthy and strong