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Welcome 
To ORABSE

LEADING THE WAY.
CHANGING LIVES.
BUILDING FUTURES.

BE LIFTED UP

The Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators (ORABSE) is the only organization in Oregon that focuses on supporting and serving Black educators by providing professional development, curriculum support, advocacy  leadership conferences, career support, affinity-based gatherings, and networking events.

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Who We Are

“We are Black teachers, paras, administrators, and other professionals, directly and indirectly involved in promoting and facilitating the education of Black students and providing support and services to Black educators.”

Our Vision

 A society where a quality education and the opportunity to thrive as a member of the global village is a reality for all children.

To celebrate, support, and inspire  Black educators to provide the best educational experiences and outcomes for all students, while leading the way on best practices for Black students.

Our Mission

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • ORABSE Retiree Celebration
    ORABSE Retiree Celebration
    ORABSE Retiree Celebration
      July 25, 2024 - Location and time TBD
    Location is TBD
      July 25, 2024 - Location and time TBD
    Location is TBD
      July 25, 2024 - Location and time TBD
    Location is TBD
    We want to celebrate with you! Save the Date for our Retiree Celebration!
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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

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Nichole Watson - 

ORABSE President

I hope this message finds you energized and ready for the opportunities that lie ahead. As I step into the role of President, it is both an honor and a privilege to welcome both new and returning members to a year dedicated to serving and centering Black educators.

To all Black educators, you are a force to be reckoned with in a system that often feels broken. I encourage you to hang on tight and get actively involved in ORABSE because coalition is not given; it's built, constructed even. Together, we are a powerful collective, and I believe in our ability to bring about positive change.

SUPPORT OUR MISSION

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Become a
member

ORABSE membership represents the best and brightest educators in school systems nationwide who all share a deep commitment to improving educational opportunities and achievement within the African American community.

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VOLUNTEER

We appreciate the people on our team that help us connect to educators and honor them in our events. If you would like to reach out and help, we welcome those with interest. Please fill out the form to the right and let us know how you would like to contribute.

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Donate

All donated funds are tax deductible and help us to continue to support our educators throughout the state, award scholarships to college students from freshman year through masters degrees, and help children in our community. We need more volunteers in our Oregon schools  support programs that transform what is possible for our youth.

BIG THANK YOU TO

OUR SPONSORS

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Go Kids

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Elevate Us Fund

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