A Black Education Network (ABEN) is a membership organization open to ANYONE serious about and committed to education for liberation for students of African ancestry. Because we believe that every member of our community is valuable, we are intentionally keeping the costs to join low, but the benefits are priceless! Join a healthy village where your input is sought and treasured.
Memberships are annual from the date of submission and payment either through the easy online application process (see button below) or by printing the application PDF and sending the completed form with payment by mail, fax or attached to an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access to our quarterly professional development webinars.
Access to our blog—The Water Carriers.
Discounts on summer professional development institutes focused on innovative and proven culturally relevant pedagogy and practices for Black students. The Institutes target educators, broadly defined to include high school students, parents, classroom teachers, school staff and administrators, non-profit organization staff, community partners and volunteers.
Access to a national network of schools, educational programs, researchers and practitioners with a proven track record of successfully educating students of African ancestry.
Access to our research portal featuring relevant resources from cutting-edge Black scholars and practitioners.
Fundraising Best Practices & Grant Writing 101 webinars and resources.
Access to a national network of Black high school social justice leaders.
Access to a national network of informed and empowered Black parents.
Additional benefits will be added periodically.
To apply for membership via mail, please print this form and mail it to the following address: A Black Education Network P.O. Box 3134 San Jose, CA 95156