Benefits of SAAB Institutional Membership
SAAB membership is open to any male who attends an institution that has a registered SAAB Chapter.
Institutions that have an interest in supporting the development of males of color on their campus and in the surrounding community can visit Establishing a SAAB Chapter for more information on getting their institution involved with the SAAB Experience.
Some of the benefits of SAAB Membership include:
- No individual fee for staff or students of member institutions
- Discount rate for SAAB National Conference registration
- Reduced rates on all SAAB consultations
Innovations, Intellectual Property, Research, Technology & Trademark
- Use of the SAAB (B2B) Brand as a culturally-sensitive national organization and our trademark SAAB logo
- Access to reports of data from research & assessment projects conducted by SAAB
- Access to best practices and innovative strategies to address the recruitment and retention of African American and Latino males
- Online Newsletters and updates
- Access to archived workshop and conference materials
- National Headquarters website
- Access to and use of the SAAB Data System (SDS) and all pertinent reports
- Use of all SAAB Intellectual Property (e.g., Personal Development Plan, Organizational Structure, Personal Development Plan [PDP], 3-month planning module, Theory of Change
Professional and Student Development: SAAB offers a wide range of educational opportunities for students and advisors:
- National Conferences
- Membership and Profile Accounts (Selected Chapters Participating in the SAAB Data System)
- Capacity to collect data and measure students’ progress
- Access to SAAB Board of Directors meetings when held at regional and national conferences
- An organization designed to assist African American and Latino males with challenges around positive self-image.
- An evidence-based model with a successful track record of creating a college going, college staying and college graduating culture of young men of color
- An organization committed to the personal, academic and professional development of its members
- An organization that values “inclusiveness” and one’s over exclusivity
- An organization that is “not a fraternity”---but a structured BROTHERHOOD designed to build engagement and increase participation amongst young men of color at respective schools.