African American Community Events & Opportunities
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 InstructorInformation & Registration, Click HereSOAR Success AcademyInstructor 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.
18 December 2016
Celebrate Kwanzaa 50th Anniversary
2:00-5:00 p.m., Goodman Community Center; Free admission, everyone welcome. View flyer for more information.
31 December 2016
New Year's Eve Redsolution
8:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m., Twist Lounge (Radisson Hotel), 6617 Odana Road, Madison; Visit madisonalumnaedst.org to purchase tickets
14 January 2017
31st Annual “I Have a Dream” Scholarship Ball and Banquet”
Monona Terrace, sponsored by Women in Focus