Membership Criteria

Membership Criteria

Two categories:

Active members – have all membership privileges including voting rights and running for office.

Friends/Associate members – no voting rights, pay dues for associates, etc.

To qualify for active membership, one has to express interest in writing, be approved by a majority vote of the general membership, sign the pledge and agree to other membership conditions, including:

  • Complete a membership application
  • Come to meetings prepared
  • Pay annual dues on time
  • Attend a minimum number of meetings
Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

  • Networking – including personal/economic/professional development.
  • Enhanced sociopolitical relevance – a framework to drive positive change in your community.
  • Voice amplification – contribution to the creation of awareness on a variety of pertinent issues that affect your community.
  • Empowerment – cultural/educational/economic/social support for you and your community.