Among the many benefits of membership are:

  • Network with storytellers who use the power of story in a wide variety of settings (education, cultural arts, social service, corporate sector, etc.) with all ages and cultures
  • Collaborating with and/or initiating mentoring partnerships with other members
  • Potential for one’s own growth and development inspired by stellar performances of other tellers
  • Learning from the research of our member and guest scholars who contribute to the continuing exploration of our history and power potential of Black Storytelling
  • Opportunity to perform at national storytelling festivals
  • Phenomenal sense of connection that can be experienced by attending NABS Festivals and Utah Festivals