Members are those institutions who wish to participate fully in the Black Metropolis Research Consortium.

  • Membership on the BMRC Board of Directors
  • Three steering committee members
  • Grant participation
  • Invitation to annual meeting and events
  • Committee participation

Associate Members – Chicago are those institutions within 0 to 100 miles of Chicago who wish to participate in the Black Metropolis Research Consortium but not at the Full Member level.

  • Two steering committee members
  • Invitation to annual meeting and events
  • Committee participation

Associate Members – National are those institutions 100 miles or further from Chicago who wish to participate in the Black Metropolis Research Consortium but not at the Full Member level.

  • One steering committee member
  • Invitation to annual meeting and events

Second Space Members are community based organizations who maintain their own archival collections and make them accessible to researchers for use either digitally or by maintaining a stand alone repository which is open to the public.

  • One steering committee member
  • Invitation to annual meeting and events

Friends of the BMRC are those individuals who wish to support the work of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium.

  • Invitation to annual meeting and events

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