Sports for Social Change


Did You Know...

40% of youth in Ward 7 that are living in poverty
37% of students across the US that are prepared for college
4% of DC youth programs take place in Ward 7

What Are We Doing?

SOUL partners with high schools in DC and San Francisco and volunteers to provide programming for student-athletes.

How Did We Get Here?

SOUL Programs was founded in 2013 in one of DC’s public housing communities, Clay Terrace. Since then, SOUL has expanded to partner with 3 high schools, one middle school, and many community partners, colleges, and businesses.

We Need Your Help!

Calling all tutors, coaches, and mentors! We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to join the team!

Latest News

March 19, 2018

In the midst of March Madness, another basketball tournament took over a D.C. arena for a day with just as much competitive spirit.

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January 16, 2018

Yun highlights Sister Circle and other SOUL events with Yolanda Vazquez.

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July 13, 2016

Donald Curtis is a basketball coach at H.D. Woodson High School in Washington D.C. He's also the founder of a program helping athletes navigate their way after a day at the gym.

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