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.
Allean Jasmin is CPO, of Lamesa Boys & Girls Club, Inc., a nonprofit which provides service to youth. The Club is located in a rural area. Promoted to this position of Chief Professional Officer in 2004, Allean is responsible for the daily administration of the organization. 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 more about the advantages and benefits of SOAAP membership.
From the SOAAP website, members can access -
New professionals can connect with established colleagues.
Social Networking Tools
Exchange news and views with fellow SOAAP members.
Receive discounts and great deals on airfare, hotels ad car rentals.
The advantage is clear. Join us today!