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Advancing and Advocating for Social Justice & Equity

NAME is a 100% VOLUNTEER-Driven Organization
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NAME's membership encompasses the spectrum of professional educators and specialists, including early childhood, classroom and higher education faculty, administrators, psychologists, social workers,
counselors, curriculum specialists, librarians, scholars, and researchers. NAME Membership also includes
community activists, students, parents and grassroots organizers. Persons affiliated with cultural centers,
museums, teacher education, ethnic studies, ELL and bilingual education, social science, anthropology,
liberal and fine arts programs, and other departments, colleges, institutions and schools that emphasize multiculturalism are also encouraged to become members. 

Membership Benefits

  • Free subscription to NAME's quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives

  • Free NAME Newsletter

  • Free subscription to NAME ListServ (email discussion group - join on the home page of the NAME web site)

  • Reduced registration fee for NAME's annual conference

  • Opportunities to submit proposals, review and present at the NAME annual conference

  • Reduced member rate for NAME local and regional conference

  • Reduced member pricing for purchases from NAME online store

  • Opportunities to participate in state and local chapters, regional affiliates, and national committees

  • Participation in the nomination and election of national officers, board of directors, and regional directors

  • Opportunities to participate in the leadership and vision of NAME

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Individual Membership Categories:

Retired    65
International    65
Student    40
Community Activist    40

Institutional Memberships
Institutional Members include up to TWO full members and up to FIVE discounted
member registrations for the NAME conferences.

pK-12 Institutions

$ 250

Higher Education Institutions




Non-Profits A /Operating budget <$25,000


Non-Profits B/ Operating budget >$25,000


Lifetime Memberships

  •  Lifetime
$ 2,000
  •   Subscribing Lifetime
$ 2,000($400 per year/5 years

   *or as arranged)


  • Institutional Members must become individual or lifetime members to run for and serve on the NAME Board.

  • Please contact the NAME office 202-679-NAME if your institution is funding your membership
    and must pay by check (you can now pay with purchase order online).  

  • If your membership has lapsed: 
    • Please contact the NAME office to reactivate. Please do NOT rejoin, as duplicate files create in-system & access issues. These issues may prevent you from
      accessing your full membership benefits.
      •  Email for assistance with reactivation

  • Refund policy: NAME can not give refunds for membership or donations

NAME is a registered 501-c.3 non-profit organization.
NAME's Federal Tax ID # is 72-119-3754
If needed, click here to download the NAME W-9


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