Afrocentric Student Resources

Central Oregon Black Leaders Assembly

"C.O.B.L.A.S mission is to uplift African Americans and P.O.C. by involving them in programs designed to put them on a path to generational wealth, inclusion, and equality.  The objective is to assist these over-oppressed individuals and families bridge the gap in employment, housing, safety,  education, and discrimination."

Internships for Students of Color

Paid internship opportunities for students of color coordinated by C.O.B.L.A.

The Father's Group:

"The Father’s Group works to enhance the lives of children through education, leadership, and networking; while strengthening our community, eliminating barriers, and helping them reach their full potential."

Embrace Bend

"Our new mission is to dismantle White Supremacy through community support, learning opportunities, and organized activism."

Complex(ion) Online Magazine

"A zine for BIPOC by BIPOC. Fighting racism through education and action in Bend, Oregon"

Scholarships and Grants for African American and Black Students

Best Colleges provides resources to students coming from all backgrounds who are seeking to better themselves through Higher Education. The above resource lists many scholarships and grants specific to students identifying as African American or Black.

Resources for Black Entrepreneurs 

A compiled list of organizations that offer wealth of resources for Black entrepreneurs, including funding, education, and robust networking opportunities provided by