BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATIONS
Spoken Word and Art Show, featuring student work, author signings, drumming workshop, planetarium shows, face painting and kids activities, food and African arts and crafts vendors, performances and well over 500 attendees make for a wonderful celebration at New Rochelle High School!!!
We like to get together
occasionally, to unwind,
meet and greet one
another and network. We
also try to patronize
restaurants that provide happy hour prices and full menus. Visit our Facebook page to view photos.
Ongoing collective of Westchester area administrators who gather, network, mentor and share best practices.
Saturday at the Burg (and Brunch) with WABSE
Sylvester Manor, Shelter Island and Sag Harbor NY
WABSE went to Cuba
Visit our Facebook Page to see photos and read what people are saying about our trips.
"The Divine Nine", fraternities and sororities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, organizations that target black students to apply for college assistance funds, stipends and scholarships provide application information to prospective student scholars.
In collaboration with community partners and organizations, historically Black Colleges and Universities, diversity initiatives in higher education and the City School District of New Rochelle, student are invited to talk to college representatives,hear about their exciting programs and collect information.
Alvin Ailey Dance Camp
WABSE in collaboration with New Rochelle High School, the New Rochelle Fund For Educational Excellence and volunteers, provided a week long dance camp, during the February break. Students learned from a master choreographer and former Alvin Ailey dancer. Students performed ordances at Annual Black History Month Celebrations, at New Rochelle High School.
Pass the Hat
In order to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of African descent, in Westchester, we ask members and friends to "Pass the Hat" We took a page from President Barack Obama's book on a grass roots approach to fundraising. By inviting many to donate as little as $10.00 or more. Our scholarship campaign is year long and we thank you for your support!
WABSE members donate their new and gently used items to a Tag Sale. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund.
Workshops and Panel Discussions
The Restorative Circle
October 22, 2017, Fordham University, Westchester Campus, 400 Westchester Ave. West Harrison , NY, 2-4pm.
February 5, 2017, Fordham University, Westchester Campus, 400 Westchester Ave. West Harrison , NY, 2-4pm
Quien Eres Tu? panel discusses the enduring legacy of Slavery, Race and Identity in Latin America and among Latin Americans.