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. 

Diverse team of expert associates that help communities

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


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$35 to $125 / year

$125 to $175 / year