Become a Member


Download and complete an OBS membership application.


Why Join OBS?

► You will be joining an organization with nearly four decades on the battlefront for justice and equality.

► You will be part of an organization that has a respected history locally and nationally.

► You will work with others committed to making transformative change for our community.

► You have access to our computer lab, copier, library of books and media resources.

► Your membership card allows you a 10% discount on OBS merchandise and RCC facility rentals.


Membership Categories

Active-These members carry out committee work and participate in OBS activities.

Support-These members stand ready to support OBS whenever and wherever they can.

Sustainer-These members make a re-occurring donation on a monthly or annual basis.


Dues Structure

Shaha (Red)             $25 for Elders and Students yearly

Fedha (Black)           $60 yearly or $5 monthly

Kijani (Green)           From $10 and up monthly reoccurring or one-time reoccurring yearly

Dhahabu (Gold)        Sliding scale of $35-$50 yearly


If you support the OBS vision and mission, complete an application and you will be assigned

an orientation date.