Welcome to the new website for the Portland Council of Black American Affairs (PCBAA). Our mission is to:

  • Improve professional development opportunities for Black American faculty, staff and administrators and educational opportunities for Black American students.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with educational, business, and public service institutions with compatible goals.
  • Network to maximize the achievement of career goals for Black Americans within the Portland Metro area.
  • Ensure the articulation of positions on issues affecting Black Americans in the formulation of policy and decision making.


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Keynote Speaker at the WRCBAA conference

The PCBAA is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the WRCBAA Regional Conference: the esteemed, Rukaiyah Adams. Ms. Adams, a graduate of Carleton College and Stanford Law School, is the chief Investment Officer at Meyer Memorial Trust, a prominent philanthropic organization in Oregon. She also chairs the Oregon Investment Council, which oversees the investment … Continue reading Keynote Speaker at the WRCBAA conference

Get ready for the WRCBAA Conference!

Save the date: Sept 7-8, 2017!  The WRCBAA Regional Conference, hosted by the PCBAA, will be right here in beautiful Portland, OR. Please join us and our Western region colleagues for stimulating dialogue around this year’s theme:  Develop, Collaborate, Influence: Creating a More Equitable and Inclusive Campus Climate.  For more information, please click the flyer … Continue reading Get ready for the WRCBAA Conference!

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