Become a Member of Our Team
At SIAA, we invite the best multidisciplinary experts to use their creative talents to help impoverished or exploited communities find their voice and a seat at the table.
As an Member, you have an opportuinity to learn and practice Community-Based Social Innovation (CBSI). You can, participate in, or facilitate our grassroots innovation process that leverages community participation in co-design of solutions to their social issues.
You will learn to empower marginalized communities' journey to collective innovations that change systems of opression limiting their opportunities for upward social mobility.
If you have interests in addressing social causes using applied research, innovative problem solving, team facilitation, community organizing, or managing change; then, this is the team for you.
Preparing Associates to serve
Professionals Interested in learning, supporting, and advocating for community-based social innovation
Individuals seeking to serve as a Community-Based Social Innovation Practictioners
Individuals serving as Community-Based Social Innovation Practictioners completing the Practicum Period
Full-time students from middle school to college Interested in Community-Based Social Innovation
Former Assoicates over the age of 65 years old intersted in advising Community-based Social Innovators
When you join the SIAA, Inc., the benefits include the following:
As an Associate, Earn Credentials in Community-Based Social Innovation: Associates receive discounts for our instructor-led training, master classes, self-paced online training, and field experience to become qualifed or certified to lead our Social & Humanitarian Innovation For Transformation (SHIFT) Approach
As an Ambassador, Change the World One Community at a Time: You get to recommend & host our Community-based Social Innovation workshops in your community, priority to public speaking events, discounts on promotional items, or participate on our open innovation circle for community justice
Engaging with Like-minded Peers: Members are encouraged to share lessons learned from community-based and government-sponsored social and humanitarian research projects, prototypes, trials, & pilots
Solve Community Challenges by Working Together: Members' achieve more social impact by working together on projects and programs with common interests
Regular Access to Thought-Leaders & Pioneers: Members get access to our network of distinguished professionals, problem solvers, researchers, and designers to support project success.
Fun and Engaging Interactive Collaborations: Enjoy opportunities to participate in virtual, in-person, and hybrid collaboration sessions to overcome systemic oppression and complex social issues
Members-Only Discounts: Members receive special incentives and deep discounts on events, training, services, and promotional items throughout the year
Access to Exclusive Knowledge & Insights: Members have access to exclusive Social Innovation publications, videos, training, and software suites; as well as the authorization to use our resources for the public good
Eligible for Annual Awards & Recognition: Associates are eligible to receive Social Innovation recognition and awards for employees, volunteers, individuals, and teams in our membership
Vender & Partner Discounts: Associates build extra capacity with shared resources from our various vendors and service providers in purchasing power to reduce costs