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Paradise Point Resort & Spa San Diego
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Call for Proposals Closed – Thank You
Umoja X Conference
FEATURED GUEST SPEAKER
Dr. Joy DeGruy
Nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator
and author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.
Friday & Saturday, November 21-22, 2014 General Conference
Thursday, November 20, 2014 – Pre-conference (For Umoja Coordinators)
About the Community
Umoja, (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and critical resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. We believe that when the voices and histories of students are deliberately and intentionally recognized, the opportunity for self-efficacy emerges and a foundation is formed for academic success. Umoja actively serves and promotes student success for all students through a curriculum and pedagogy responsive to the legacy of the African and African American Diasporas. Read More
Umoja is a community of educators and learners committed to the academic success, personal growth and self-actualization of African American and other students. The Umoja Community seeks to educate the whole student–body, mind and spirit. Informed by an ethic of love and its vital power, the Umoja Community will deliberately engage students as full participants in the construction of knowledge and critical thought. Read More
Colleges wishing to launch a new program or affiliate an existing program focused on the retention and academic success of African American students based on the model established by the Umoja Community of California Community Colleges, are expected to adhere to… Read More
Umoja Community Song
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