By joining NBDA, you not only support our important cause, you also become a member of the NBDA Team of Advocates whose mission is to promote the leadership development, economic and educational opportunities, social equality, and to safeguard the general health and welfare of Black deaf and hard of hearing people.Our vision is to repeat this process as many times as possible. Join Us!!

Note: Dual Membership is a membership of both national (NBDA) and local (Local BDA Chapter). To check if there’s an active Local BDA Chapter in your area, please visit  Local Chapters. If you reside in an area where a Local BDA Chapter doesn’t exist or is inactive, please use  Member-At-Large as Membership option. For questions about the membership, please contact NBDA Secretary at

Mail-in membership form is available if you wish to become a member with through check or money order, please contact form for a copy of the paper version Membership form. 

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