Membership to the Association is open to all who are committed to the mission of the Association. To be a member of the branch you must join the national association. 

Member Benefits

A) A free digital subscription to all publications (Journal of African American History, Black History Bulletin, Fire!!!: The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies) Print annual subscriptions are available to members for an additional $20 for the JAAH and $20 for the BHB. The digital subscriptions for all named publications include all back issues.

B) Discounts on Conference Registration Fees.

C) One vote at each year’s Executive Council election.

D) Ability to post books to the ASALH Bookshelf.

E) Post your news, events, and job to the ASALH Community Board for free.

F) Ability to present at the Annual Conference.

G) Ability to participate in the Author’s Book Signing Event at the Annual Conference.

H) A print as well as a digital subscription to the Journal of African American History. (Branch members will receive a print copy.)

I) Corporate and Institutional Members also receive two sets of the Black History Month “Kit” (Posters and other materials), two print and digital subscriptions to the Black History Bulletin, two subscriptions to the print and digital version of the JAAH, and all the same benefits that individual members receive.

Pay National and Local Dues

You may pay your national dues online via the ASALH national website or pay your national and local dues together below and we will make sure your information is transferred to national.

If you prefer to pay in cash or via check/money order print and fill out this PDF form or fill out the form and select paying by cash/money order in the appropriate question.

General National and Local Fees
$100
Senior Local and National Membership Fee
$70
Student National and Local Fees
$55
Dual National and Local Fees
$130
National and Local Institutional Fee
$300
Life Individual Membership Fee
$1500
Associate Fee
$65
Interim Individual Life Fee
$300

Local Dues

If you paid your ASALH National Dues online and you are only interested in paying your local dues online, use the form below.

General Fee
$20
Local Institutional Dues
$50