Q: Why does the organization focus on black men?
According to the Journal for Blacks in Higher Education, only 4 out of 10 Black men graduate from college within six years; giving black men the worst graduation rate among any other group. It is for this reason that NABMU seeks to support black men with their graduation efforts.
Q: Do you have to be a black man to join or support NABMU?
No, we are open and appreciative to anyone who is willing to support or join NABMU. No person shall be excluded from NABMU membership by reasons of race, gender, religion or national origin.
Q: Why should I join NABMU?
Joining NABMU offers an opportunity to be a part of the solution to increasing black men’s college graduation rates.
Q: What makes NABMU different from other organizations?
NABMU sole focus is helping black men graduate from college. By making the focus on black men in college and those in their senior year, NABMU is able to grow and reach black men at every college campus across the nation giving them the on-campus support to assist in their graduation efforts.
Q: How can I donate to NABMU?
Donating to NABMU provides the financial means to continue hosting graduation-focused workshops, supporting student chapters and offering mentorship programs.
Q: How can I start a NABMU chapter at my school?
Creating a NABMU chapter requires leadership, time and commitment. If you are up for the challenge, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: How can I request a NABMU workshop?
To request the workshop at your campus, please contact us at email@example.com.
Q: I have a similar organization on my campus, why should I be interested in NABMU?
NABMU looks to assist all like-minded organizations that support black men’s educational efforts. We believe that through a unity of effort, we can be more effective and efficient at accomplishing the same goal.
Q: What does NABMU need?
NABMU needs the support of those willing to work towards the mission of NABMU. Support for the organization includes, spreading the word about the organization to those who could benefit from our programs, giving your time and effort to the organizational programs, being a mentor to black men in college and donating financially to fund the programs of NABMU.