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

 


 

 

500 Black Male Students Plan Their Rise with SAAB and BMe This Weekend: BMe published an excellent article on the SAAB BMe partnership and thoughts on President Obama’s "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative. BMe was largest sponsor of SAAB National Conference 2014.

 

Decades before President Barack Obama announced “My Brother’s Keeper” as a critical US initiative, the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) was organizing black male college students to help each other to graduate. Read full article . . .

 


 


 

Louisiana Black Male Success Summit
 

Dillard University in New Orleans, LA hosted a summit to engage educators and stakeholders across Louisiana on successful pathways for Black Male Success. SAAB CEO/Founder, Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe was participated, along with Dr. Shaun R. Harper, Dr. Walter Kimbrough (President of Dillard University), and Mr. Michael Hutchinson from Philander Smith College. Many thanks to Lumina Foundation for Education for sponsoring this event!

Welcome To The SAAB

National Headquarters Website!

 

 

SAAB celebrates twenty four years of dedicated service to student populations, as we continue to grow, we strive to create  relevant experiences for males of color who achieve their dreams in higher education.

 

2015 will mark a historic milestone for the

SAAB organization as we celebrate our

25th Anniversary. More info soon!!!

 


SAAB Chapter News


 

Georgia Highlands College's commitment to student excellence recognized nationally

 

Georgia Highlands College's chapter of Brother 2 Brother (B2B) won the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award at their recent national conference of the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), which was held in Detroit, Michigan. There are 300 chapters of SAAB/B2B at colleges and schools around the country, and many of the chapters had groups attending the conference. The Highlands chapter of B2B was represented at the conference by 23 B2B members from all five campus locations. Read the full article on the Georgia Highland's website.

 


 

 

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. Read full article . . .


SAAB Conference News


SAAB National Headquarters offers empowering national conferences to incorporate powerful messages of success to young men throughout the U.S. We invite you to join us for powerful speakers and presenters who enlighten like minded young men, professionals, community activists and scholars striving to make a difference in the lives of young men in the community. Share conference news with your colleagues and with students who are interested in participating in a powerful male-oriented conference and bonding experience. SAAB encourages attendance by SAAB and Non-SAAB members who are undergraduate, high school and middle school students of color.

 

Conference Highlights are available online for review and sharing via the (pdf) link.

 

SAAB Associate Consulting Institute (ACI) Retreat 2014

 

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

Lumina Foundation

BMe Community

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Wayne State University

If You Wish To Become A Sponsor To Support Of The Work Of SAAB, Please Contact Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, CEO/Founder tyrone.bledsoe@saabnational.org

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SAAB Conference 2015


2015 will mark a historic milestone for the SAAB organization as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary. More info soon!!!

 

SAAB CHAPTER CONFERENCE FUND RAISING IDEAS

We have gotten comments from some of our chapters who have been unable to attend SAAB conferences due to cuts in institution funding or other monetary restrictions. Don't let this happen to your chapter for the upcoming SAAB 25th Anniversary.

 

· Find ways to acquire funds to attend the SAAB National Conference!!

· Dialogue with chapter advisors and leaders, as well as institutions in your area.

· Here are a few suggestions.

· Review and share with others.

 


 

The SAAB Alumni Center


 

Calling all SAAB Alumni Members 

 

Subscribe to the SAAB Alumni Mailing List to stay up to date on SAAB news and events.

Connect with SAAB Alumni on Linked In!


2013 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 are conducted to 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 member chapter institutions. Photos exhibit the high energy and motivation of attendees involved with the SAAB Experience of these Regional Cluster Summits.

 

North Central SAAB Regional Cluster Summit
University of Toledo, OH

Midwestern SAAB Regional Cluster Summit
Indiana University NW -
Gary, Indiana

 

Western SAAB Regional Cluster Summit
California State University - San Bernardino, California

 

Southeastern SAAB Regional Cluster Summit
Clayton State University -
Atlanta , Georgia


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"Context Informs Content" Dr. Bledsoe shares wisdom during an SAAB Associate Consultant training session.

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 . . .

Read more on the State Of Education for Males of Color


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