The SSA provides a considerable number of services and resources to its affiliates. Providing these services and resources is the primary work of our staff. We encourage you to look over this list from time to time to make sure your group is taking advantage of everything we offer.
These services and resources are reserved for official SSA affiliates. If your group is not yet affiliated with the SSA, feel free to use our affiliation form. If you need help starting a group, please request a group starting packet and we'll help you get started.
If you're interested in taking advantage of any of these resources or services, send us an email at [email protected], or call us at 1-614-441-9588.
Now you can sign up your SSA affiliate or starting group members to become student members of the national Secular Student Alliance! We've created an easy, streamlined process for you to sign up your entire group at once, and you even get extra swag as part of the deal!
|Campus Organizers: Our Campus Organizing team can help connect your group to services and resources as well as offer one-on-one help when your group is facing challenges. Our team is happy always to assist your group. Contact [email protected] for one-on-one help with your campus group or to request any of the services below.|
|Media Relations: We can help your group interact with the media, both local and national, and can help give some pointers and advice on things such as writing press releases, letters to the editor, etc. Click the link for more information!|
|Branded Affiliate Program: Change your group's name to "Secular Student Alliance at Your Campus" and help support the entire secular student movement. Plus, you get a professional logo (which you can customize to your group) and access to special branded swag.|
|Speakers Bureau: We can arrange to have speakers come to your campus and you can even get funding to help pay for their visit.|
|Funding Finder: We offer several types of funding and grants. Use this Funding Finder to make sure you're filling out the correct application for your needs.|
|Business Cards: We can print and send you business cards with your group's name and contact information on them.|
|Tabling Supplies: We offer many different types of supplies such as pens, brochures, business cards, banners, and more. One of our most popular offerings is the "What is an Atheist?" brochure, a preview can be found here as well as a link to the order form.|
|Project Grants: Funding is available to help students offset the costs of events, projects, speakers and more. We also offer financial assistance for students to attend freethought events all over the country.|
|Group Running Guide: Our Group Running Guide contains information detailing how to start and maintain your group. We would be happy to send you a physical copy. A digital version can be found at the link.|
|Email and Web Forwards: We can create an email address that forwards to your personal address and we can also create a website to link things such as your Facebook group and contact info.|
|The Group Running Library: Contains helpful documents on running and maintaining your group. Check it out now!|
|Facebook LeaderSpace: This is a space for communicating and interacting with fellow group leaders from around the country. Get and share ideas, comments, and concerns.|
|The Design Exchange: Borrow and share flyer designs as well as other materials with other groups!|
|Activity Packets: We have developed a series of Activity Packets to walk your group through planning a wide range of events, they're great for new and old groups alike.|
|Media Relations: We can help your group interact with the media, both local and national, and can help give some pointers and advice on things such as writing press releases, letters to the editor, etc.|
|Group Running Guide Online: Our Group Running Guide contains information detailing how to start and maintain your group. This is an online, html version.|
|Speaker Planning Checklist: We've designed this resource to help walk you through planning your event. |
|List of Discussion Topics: Having a discussion meeting, but not sure what to talk about? Try our list of discussion topics - and send yours in to be added to the list!|
|SSA Annual Conference: This is our largest conference of the year. Its a lot of fun and very exciting, you don't want to miss it!|
YouTube Channel: Videos of the presentations from our conferences and leadership summits since 2009, as well as special events held by our affiliates. We also have our Audio Archives of presentations from before it was easy to record digital video.
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Submitted by nick.stancato on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 11:33