Project SOAR (Student Opportunities, Access and Readiness)
The target population of Project SOAR is African American male students, ages 12 -17, enrolled in either a middle school or high school of the Madison Public School District. The Madison Project SOAR will incorporate and serve students who are economically disadvantaged, from single parent homes, homeless, involved in foster care, involved in the juvenile justice system and other African American students who can benefit from the Project offerings.
Those interested in participating in the SOAR Project, should access the following:
SOAR One-to-One Mentoring Registration, Click Here
SOAR Career Academy Instructor Information & Registration, Click Here
SOAR Success Academy Instructor Information & Registration, Click Here
9-20 December 2016
Christmas for Children with Responsibilities
To aid those youth of the greatest need, the 100 Black Men of Madison via Project SOAR, in cooperation with the United Way of Dane County are staging “Christmas For Children With Responsibilities” 9 – 20 December.
Beneficiaries must be enrolled Madison Metropolitan School District students and recipients will be determined by Madison Metropolitan School District Personnel.
All donations can be dropped off from now until December 20th during business hours at United Way of Dane County, 2059 Atwood Avenue, Madison and will be disseminated.
For more information click here.
21 January 2017
100 Black Men of Madison Annual Meeting
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Pate
David Pate founded the Center in 1995 and currently serves as the agency's Co-Director. Dr. Pate has worked in the field of social work for over twenty-five years. He has experience as a practitioner, administrator, and public policy advocate in the areas of low-income adolescents and adult males, fathers, and families. He has made numerous presentations and written articles on the issues that relate to the provision of service to minority males and the effects of social welfare policy on their day-to-day existence. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. He holds a doctorate in Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a W.K. Kellogg fellow in the Kellogg National Leadership Fellowship program.
Time: 8 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Bonefish Grill, 7345 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53711