The Association of Black Argumentation Professionals (ABAP) is a professional organization focused on empowering Black speech and debate professionals, educators and advocates. Focusing on the unique challenges that black coaches, teachers and administrators in the speech/debate and education sectors face we offer a range of programming, resources and networking opportunities to support the success and development of Black argumentation professionals.
ABAP is committed to community building, professional coalitions and cultivating a forum for the exchange of ideas and strategies to improve opportunities for Black coaches and students.
MEET OUR BOARD
The Executive Board of ABAP is comprised of award-winning debate champions, coaches, educators, and advocates.
Interested in learning who’s behind ABAP and what they do? Meet our board here!
ABAP has three main areas of focus: Professional Development Programs, Information Sharing, and Research & Diversity.
Find out more about our mission here.
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