Black Sports Professionals (BSP) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the advancement and impact of black professionals who work in sports. BSP is comprised of a network of chapters around the United States with members at every level of sports, including (but not limited to) the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, college athletics, agencies, sports commissions, media entities and beyond.
BSP seeks to be an industry thought-leader in sports career development and is one of the leading voices in the arena of advocacy for an evolved approach to recruitment, search, placement and onboarding of black professionals within the sports and entertainment industries.
Connect. Empower. Advance.
To accelerate the advancement, retention, and positive impact of black professionals who work in or adjacent to sports and entertainment industries nationwide.
Connect. We are committed to serve as a connector and convenor providing a safe place for our members to develop meaningful relationships with peers, mentors and leaders across the industry.
Advance. With the strength of our BSP membership network, we are committed to help support teams, leagues, agencies, and brands attract, retain, and advance top talent to achieve diverse representation across all levels of employment.
Empower. We are committed to deliver thoughtful member engagement strategies and mentor resources for professional development and career training at all levels of experience from our students to our most senior-level executive members.
Advocate Equity & Inclusion. We are committed to be a leading voice for our members to address the experiences and barriers they may face within the sports and entertainment industry to ensure the approach to the playing field is equitable and accessible.
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