SAAB Organization News

SAAB National Headquarters has partnered with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks in Springfield, Missouri to create the 1st ever SAAB Endowment Fund to enrich operational efforts for long term growth and sustainability. This fund will grow into millions of dollars that will enrich the operational efforts for long term growth and sustainability as we seek to advance our next era of work and to transform into an institution with the capacity to support young men of color nationwide in educational and career attainment, along with helping them reach their fullest potential.


LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire Student African American Brotherhood Celebrates 25 Years of Meaningful Impact and Change, in L.A.: The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration of its 25th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 starting at 6 p.m. in the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel. The celebratory event will benefit the nonprofit with funds to support mentoring and development programs for SAAB participants, unite the organization alumni and supporters and honor its founder, Tyrone Bledsoe, Ph.D. By Christopher Simmons - Oct 8, 2015


Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe is slated as the keynote speaker for the North Carolina College Access and Completion Convening on Thursday, October 1st, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm at the Revolution Mill Event Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. This cross sector event is being sponsored by the John M Belk Endowment, Lumina Foundation, and Degrees Matter! For more information, visit the event website.


A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education: Lumina's Ten-year time horizon brings Goal 2025 into sharp focus. At the end of 2015, there will be 10 years remaining for the nation to reach Goal 2025. Read full report . . .

25th Anniversary Gala
SAAB invites members, alumni, friends and supporters to join us at our 25th Anniversary Gala!
 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California
Gala Venue To Be Announced

Visit 25th Anniversary Gala to learn more and participate in this major SAAB event.  

12th Annual SAAB National Conference 2016

Save The Date:
 
Adoba Hotel, Dearborn, Michigan
Friday, April 1, and Saturday, April 2, 2016
 
Conference Theme: "Transforming the Mindset... Redefining the Narrative"

Dr. Bledsoe nominated for "CNN Heroes" 2015

Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, SAAB Founder-CEO was nominated for "CNN Heroes" 2015 Class. Global broadcast dates will be announced October 2015. Visit the CNN website for info: http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/04/23/cnnheroes-how-to-nominate-a-cnn-hero.cnn

The Manhood Tour

The Manhood Tour: Dondré Whitfield, SAAB Spokesperson and SAAB Faculty, Hasani Pettiford and Brian Heat promote SAAB on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin. http://bit.ly/1FV3BEc