SAAB National Headquarters
The SAAB Organization
SAAB Chapters
SAAB National Spokesperson

Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), founded in 1990, has grown to 200+ chapters on college and university campuses; middle and high schools in more than 39 states in the United States. SAAB operates through student chapters where young men of color enjoy the privilege of social, cultural and spiritual enrichment. SAAB increases the number of African American and Latino men graduating from college by creating a positive peer community based on a spirit of caring.

SAAB membership is open to any student attending an institution that has a registered SAAB Chapter.

Institutions interested in supporting the development of African American and young males of color should contact SAAB National Headquarters for more information on establishing a SAAB Chapter within their institution. Visit our SAAB Chapter page for more information.

Mr. Dondrė Whitfield shares his excitement about his role with the SAAB organization and deep commitment to its mission. Mr. Whitfield is an actor whose talents were bred in Brooklyn, New York. His first job was a three season guest starring stint on the most watched show in television history; The Cosby Show. More on Mr. Whitfield . . .

Feedback: Let us know what you think about our new web design, chapter interest, opinions and more: Contact SAAB NHQ!

2014 was a great year for the SAAB organization. 2015 will be even more phenomenal!!! Take a look back with us . . .

SAAB National Conference 2015

SAAB National Headquarters hosts national conferences with inspiring messages of success for young men throughout the United States. We invite you to join us for powerful speakers,  presenters and workshops to enlighten like minded young men, professionals, community activists and scholars who strive to make a difference in the lives of young men in the community.

2015 marks an historic milestone for SAAB as we begin the celebration of our 25th Anniversary!

Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th

Registration for the SAAB 11th Annual National Conference 2015 Is Now Open!

The SAAB National Conference Tentative 2015 Agenda is now available online!

Subscribe to receive conference updates!!

SAAB Conference 2015 Speaker Announcement:

Dr. Steve Perry of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford will join us in Dearborn, MI!

Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. He is also an Education Contributor for CNN and MSNBC, an Essence Magazine columnist, best-selling author, and host of the #1 docudrama for TVONE “Save My Son.”

Dr. Perry is a strong advocate of personal and civic responsibility in all aspects of life. He emphasizes the social issues that aim at building up both the individual and the community so that the next generation can be better contributing members of society. When Perry speaks, he reaches the heart of his audience to motivate change in themselves and their community. View one of many video clips from Dr. Perry to learn more about this innovative educator. 

Register today to ensure your place for what will be a most exciting SAAB Experience!

Many Thanks For The Gracious Support Of Our 10th Annual SAAB National Conference - 2014

Lumina Foundation

BMe Community

The Knight Foundation

Wayne State University

If You Wish To Become A SAAB Conference Sponsor, Please Contact Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, CEO/Founder

SAAB Conference Fund Raising

We have received comments from some of our chapters who have been unable to attend SAAB conferences due to monetary restrictions. Don't let this happen to your chapter for the upcoming SAAB 25th Anniversary Celebration Kick Off Conference. Find ways to acquire funds!! Dialogue with chapter advisors and leaders. Here are a few additional suggestions.

The Purpose Of The Work Of SAAB

Celebrating The SAAB 25th Anniversary!! Established October 17, 1990

  • SAAB National Headquarters launches 3 new SAAB/B2B Chapters in Dallas, Texas with institution stake holders, incredible young scholars and new SAAB leaders in attendance. We welcome Cedar Hill Collegiate Early College High School; Trinidad Garza Early College High School; and Molina High School to the SAAB Family. Such collaboration around the Mountain View College community is imperative for student success!
  • SAAB participated in an invigorating meeting with Lumina MoveEd partners this past week to discuss concepts and plans for moving education achievements forward and how we can all work together to reach GOAL 2025. SAAB is so excited to be a part of!!!
  • SAAB welcomes new SAAB/B2B Chapters: Purdue University-Calumet; Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio; and Mountain View College/Early College High School, Dallas, Texas. See more on our Chapter Spotlight Page

  • SAAB Partner, AT&T offers student internships! Check out SAAB Internship and Scholarship opportunities in our Membership Benefit section.

  • SAAB Alumni:Register to stay up to date on news and events. Visit the SAAB Alumni Center for more news and info.

SAAB Twitter Feed

Support The Work Of SAAB

SAAB encourages and gratefully accepts donations as you partner with us in our commitment to serve young men of color in America. We pride ourselves on our SAAB Chapter leaders and community supporters and hope that you will join the ranks in participation with your dollars


Celebrate with us and become a SAAB Supporter!

SAAB Promotional Video

SAAB produces videos from National Conference and other events.
In addition, SAAB Chapters across the country contribute to our video library.
View the collection on the SAAB YouTube Channel

SAAB Alumni

The SAAB Alumni Center
Calling all Alumni Members: SAAB National Headquarters is gathering members from across the nation.
Register Today with the "SAAB Alumni Mailing List" to stay up to date on SAAB news and events.
Connect with SAAB Alumni on Linked In!

SAAB Regional Cluster Summits

SAAB Regional Cluster Summits are one day - four hour workshops held in various regions of the country where SAAB and B2B Chapters in close proximity join for annual fall training. SAAB Regional Cluster Summits empower our SAAB Chapter Leaders to begin each year with the inspiration and tools necessary to continue to be successful SAAB leaders and to make the positive impact SAAB desires to reach for each SAAB chapter institutions. Photos exhibit the high energy and motivation of attendees involved with the SAAB Experience of these Regional Cluster Summits.

Western Regional Cluster Summit
California State University - S
an Bernardino, California

North Central Regional Cluster Summit
University of Toledo, OH

Southeastern Regional Cluster Summit
Clayton State University - Atlanta, Georgia

Midwestern Regional Cluster Summit
Indiana University NW - Gary, Indiana

Southern SAAB Regional Cluster Summit
Booker T. Washington High School, Miami, Florida

Enjoy more Summit photos in our Google+ Photo Gallery
The State of Education for Males of Color . . .

SAAB is dedicated to improving the state of education for males of color. Learn more about news across the country through articles we share.

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College: For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults, members of the so-called Millennial generation, provide a compelling answer. On virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment, from personal earnings to job satisfaction to the share employed full time. Young college graduates are outperforming their peers with less education. Read full article . . .

For men of color, high academic motivation does not bring academic success: Despite higher levels of engagement in the community college experience—from rarely skipping classes to accessing tutoring services more frequently—male students of color have lower academic outcomes than White male students who are significantly less engaged, according to a recent University of Texas at Austin report. “Aspirations to Achievement: Men of Color and Community Colleges” was produced by the College of Education’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE). It is based on responses from more than 453,000 students nationwide to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement. Read full article . . . 

Read more on the State Of Education for Males of Color

Connect With SAAB On Social Media

Back To Top

Site Meter