The California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1976 to promote bilingual education and quality educational experiences for all students in California. CABE has chapters, members and affiliates, along with partnerships with other state and national advocacy organizations working to promote equity and student achievement for students with diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds. CABE recognizes and honors the fact that we live in a rich multicultural, global society and that respect for diversity makes us a stronger state and nation.


Biliteracy, Multicultural Competency, & Educational Equity for All.


To support the vision of biliteracy, multicultural competency, and educational equity for all students, we will embody our shared values by implementing priorities, initiatives, and services designed to increase California’s capacity to create caring and highly effective learning environments that promote multiliteracy and support English learners and all diverse populations to graduate college, career, and globally prepared to live their lives to their fullest potential.


If we are an organization that believes in and is committed to Equity • Servant Leadership • Respect • Cultural & Linguistic Human Rights • Integrity, THEN we will:

    • EXEMPLIFY PRACTICES that distribute resources based on student need.
    • PROMOTE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY and share the power in decision-making and in developing leadership capacity within everyone.
    • DEMONSTRATE ADMIRATION for organization members, staff, educators, and students, community, and for their achievements, abilities, qualities and culture.
    • ADVOCATE, LEAD, SUPPORT AND EMPOWER culturally and linguistically diverse students, families, teachers, and administrators with integrity and equity for all.
    • BE RESPECTFUL, INCLUSIVE, AND HONEST with the students, families, and organizations we serve.