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.
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...
SOAAP Program Highlights
Yes, We Have Sports
Read Vincent Lyles' article for SOAAP members on the reaching and connecting to youth through sports.
The SOAAP Advantage
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 about the advantages and benefits of SOAAP membership.
From the SOAAP website, members can access -
Become a member today! Join your collegues across the movement.
Empowering Professionals to take chage of their careers through networking and professional development.
Support the development of others. Application to Coach/Mentor.