DECA Inc. stands against racism in all forms. As community oriented and professionally responsible leaders, we celebrate diversity and inclusion and embrace our role in shaping a better future.
We stand in solidarity with the Black communities – our members, alumni, partners and employees – in the fight against systemic racism and injustice.
DECA Inc. is committed to creating and maintaining a healthy and respectful environment for all of our emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Our philosophy is to ensure all members, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status are treated equally and respectfully. Any behavior in the form of discrimination, harassment, or bullying will not be tolerated. It is the responsibility of all members to uphold and contribute to this climate.
DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills
Through participation in DECA activities, 96% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees while gaining problem-solving skills.DISCOVER MORE
DECA Members are Prepared to Become Leaders
More than 88% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 78% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefit of community service.DISCOVER MORE
DECA Members are Motivated for the Future
DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (87%), influenced their college plans (64%), influenced their career plans (69%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).DISCOVER MORE
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