The SCLC is made up of Chapters and Affiliates located across the United States. Memberships may be applied for through your local chapter or through the National Office. Read this section for general information on forming a chapter, becoming an affiliate, or becoming a member, please call the Department of Chapters and Affiliates at 404.522.1420.
What are Chapters and Affiliates?
Chapters are the core of the SCLC and are a vital link in carrying out the mission of the organization.
How to Organize a Chapter
The Department of Chapters and Affiliates must be contacted concerning interest in starting a chapter.
The organizing chapter shall conduct an intensive membership campaign for at least 30 days.
How to Become an Affiliate
The Department of Chapters and Affliates must be contacted concerning interest in becoming an affiliate.
Already existing organizations, which subscribe to the philosophy of nonviolence and wish to be supportive of SCLC programs, may apply for affiliation by filling out an application.
What Services Do Chapters and Affiliates Receive?
The National office understands that certified chapters will need professional support and organizational development to strengthen and maintain its chapter capacity…