To become a Member our with the UNIVERSAL NEGRO IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION AND AFRICAN COMMUNITIES LEAGUE please read the following classification and application process.
Classification of Members
All members shall hold a primary classification as either adult or juvenile, and a secondary classification of either active; inactive; probationary; registered; ordinary; or, applicant. Active members are those (a) who’s dues are current, (b) unless for good cause shown wherein they are excused by the President, have maintained regular attendance (not less than 70%) at all business meetings for at least six consecutive months, and (c) who are or during the said six month period have been, physically involved in the actual work of furthering and fulfilling the goals, objectives, programs and activities of the Division, Chapter, Auxiliary, or Subordinate Society.
Inactive members are members of 1 year of more, whose dues are current, but, they do not regularly attend business meetings and/or, are not physically involved in the actual work of furthering and fulfilling the goals, objectives, programs and activities.
Probationary members are dues paying members whose application has been accepted and on file for less than one full year.
Registered members are members whose application is on file and have at one time paid dues, but have allowed their dues to lapse for sixty days or more.
Ordinary members include all persons of Negro blood and African descent.
Applicants are persons of interest who have turned in their application for membership and or paid their joining and annual fees but have not started orientation.
All probationers shall remain under supervision of the Membership Committee for not less than one full year.
At the conclusion of the probation period indicated in section 1 above, and, after successful completion of a series of test designed and issued by the Membership Committee, all probationers shall be duly classified as “active members.”