NAME is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to ensure that all students receive an equitable education and that together we strive to fight the injustices in our schools and in the community. You can help by becoming a member, volunteering your time to support our many projects and/or with your tax-deductible donations. All donations to NAME are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

If you prefer to donate by check, please mail to:

NAME National Office
2021 L Street, Suite 101-245
Washington DC  20036

Contact us by email:

By email: In addition to the general email, we have dedicated emails for many people/issues, to expedite communications. General email questions or comments can be sent to the following direct emails addresses: 

Become a Member
Membership includes the following benefits:
  • Free subscription to NAME’s quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives visit the Publications section of the NAME Web site;
  • Free NAME Newsletter published several times a year;
  • Free subscription to NAME-MCE, the NAME ListServ (email message board) with over 950 members.
  • Special Members only reduced registration fee for NAME’s annual conference;
  • Opportunity to participate in state and local chapters, regional affiliates, and national committees;
  • Participation in the election of national officers, board of directors, and regional directors.

For more information on becoming a member of NAME




We are always looking for people willing to volunteer! If you are interested in volunteering with NAME, please contact us!
We need people to:
  • draft press releases, resolutions, and position papers
  • help with partnership development and grant writing
  • assist at NAME events and conferences
  • join a NAME committee

THANK YOU from Your Friends in NAME!