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  • Black Community Science Night
    Friday, October 13th
    Friday, October 13th
    OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Save the date! ORABSE is hosting another Black Community Science Night at OMSI
  • Wellness Fair
    Saturday, September 30th
    Location is TBD
    Saturday, September 30th
    Location is TBD
    Restore, Refuel, Revive: 2nd Annual Wellness Fair. Save the date!
  • NABSE National Conference Debrief
    Dec. 12, 2022
    For Members
    Dec. 12, 2022
    For Members
    ORABSE debrief on the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) Conference
  • “See It & Be It” Screening
    Mon, May 01
    Hollywood Theatre
    May 01, 6:30 PM
    Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212, USA
    Join us for an in person screening a new mini-docuseries that highlights the voices of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color educators of Multnomah County.
  • ORABSE Educator Symposium 2023: Building Educational Excellence
    Apr 15, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Leodis V. McDaniel High School, 2735 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220, USA
    Join Black Educators for professional growth and development.
  • Book Discussion and Signing with Dr. Carmen P. Thompson
    Tue, Mar 14
    The Soul Restoration Center
    Mar 14, 5:30 PM
    The Soul Restoration Center, 14 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
    In honor Women’s History Month, Dr. Thompson centers the experiences of free and enslaved Black women in early America in a discussion of her newly published book, The Making of American Whiteness: The Formation of Race in Seventeenth Century Virginia.
  • The Signage Unveiling
    Sat, Mar 11
    Dr. Matthew Prophet Education Center
    Mar 11, 12:00 PM
    Dr. Matthew Prophet Education Center, 501 N Dixon St, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Join us for the unveiling of the new name and signage of the new Dr. Matthew Prophet Education Center
  • Submit a workshop proposal for the ORABSE Educator Symposium: Building Educational Excellence
    Feb 25, 5:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Submit a workshop proposal for the ORABSE Educator Symposium: Building Educational Excellence.
  • Black History Resource Presentation for Educators
    Feb 24, 4:30 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    A Zoom presentation about the education resources for our educators
  • Let the Little Light Shine Screening
    Fri, Feb 17
    June Key Delta Community Center
    Feb 17, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    June Key Delta Community Center, 5940 N Albina Ave, Portland, OR 97217, USA
    When a thriving, top-ranked African American elementary school is threatened to be replaced by a new high school favoring the community's wealthier residents, parents, students and educators fight for the elementary school's survival.
  • Black Educator Healing
    Sat, Nov 19
    Parkrose High School
    Nov 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Parkrose High School, 12003 NE Shaver St, Portland, OR 97220, USA
    There will be onsite healers, body workers, spiritual and mental health professionals offering free services to all adult participants.
  • Mission Possible
    Sun, Sep 18
    ColWood Golf Center
    Sep 18, 2022, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    ColWood Golf Center, 7313 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97218, USA
    Our First In-Person Event: MISSION POSSIBLE. Eat, Drink, and Network.
    Wed, Nov 10
    LAX Marriott Hotel
    Nov 10, 2021, 7:00 PM – Nov 14, 2021, 11:00 PM
    LAX Marriott Hotel, 5855 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
    Reimagining Education: Focusing on Innovation, Equity, and Social, Emotional Learning
  • Black Family Science Night
    Tue, Nov 09
    Nov 09, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Portland, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Black Family Science at at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), featuring the Official Mandela Exhibit More Information to come
  • ORABSE Virtual Retiree Event
    Tue, Jul 20
    Online Event, Zoom
    Jul 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Event, Zoom
  • ORABSE Scholarship Celebration
    Thu, Jun 24
    Virtual Event
    Jun 24, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Virtual Event
  • 2021 Black Baccalaureate
    Sun, May 23
    Online Event
    May 23, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Online Event
    The Black Baccalaureate is about honoring our youth and instilling a sense of cultural pride in those who have fulfilled this pivotal stage in their development. The Black Baccalaureate welcomes graduating Black students from post-secondary institutions, high schools, and alternative schools
  • An Afternoon With Nikole Hannah-Jones
    May 13, 2021, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
    GoTo Webinar
    As we focus on equity and inclusion throughout the state, we are pleased to invite you, our students in Oregon, to participate in a discussion with Nikole Hannah-Jones, author of “The 1619 Project” reframing the Black experience in America history.
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