The Society of African American Professionals expresses its sympathy

and condolences to the family of Trayvon Martin, the loss of any child to violence is unacceptable. As an organization of youth development professionals and leaders of the Movement lets continue to focus on those who need us most.Read BGCA's Official Letter...

SOAAP Welcomes Incoming Dean

Corey Dantzler, President/CEO of Challengers Boys and Girls Clubs Metro Los Angeles as the incoming SOAAP Dean.Read Corey's Bio...

James D. Cox Scholarship Memorial Fund

Jim Cox (1947 – 2011) was a nationally recognized, career Boys & Girls Club professional with... read more

African American Male Teen Summit 2013

African American Male Teen summit will be held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy June 20-23,2013. More details...



What is SOAAP?

African American Professionals have a storied history of contributions to the Boys & Girls Club Movement. The Society of African American Professionals is a member organization of executives and professionals dedicated to supporting the development and advancement of African American professionals in the Boys & Girls Club Movement.

Through a national and regional network, SOAAP enables its members to receive informed support from peers and discuss key issues in an open, constructive environment. Recruitment, retention and upward mobility are at the top of SOAAP’s agenda. Your success is our goal.


SOAAP Spotlight

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi has named Penney L. King, MSW, as its new president and CEO. King is an active member in the Boys and Girls Clubs Professional Association, SOOAP and a national training associate for Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Read more...

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    SOAAP members are part of a professional network supported by like-motivated professionals. SOAAP recognizes the exceptional contributions of its members to the Boys & Girls Club Movement. Learn more about the advantages and benefits of SOAAP membership.

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