Deadline to Register: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

This event is a webinar designed to inform Coordinators about effective recruitment strategies that can aid in increased student engagement with the respective Umoja programs across the state.


NaTisha Hutson's passion is in working for the advancement, inclusion, and equitable treatment of African American/Black and other marginalized students in academia. Fortunately for her, she has been able to marry that passion with her profession, serving students across the academic spectrum for the last 7 years in the K-12 and higher education systems. Her experience includes program coordination, student leadership development, restorative justice, and leading various equity-based initiatives. NaTisha currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from California State University Sacramento and a Master's degree in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX

Jahvry Bailous has prior experience in creating recruiting strategies, program planning, and is passionate about increasing outcomes for Black students. Jahvry holds a B.A. in Strategic Communications with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from Temple University and an M.S in Higher Education from CSU Fullerton. In addition, he is working toward completing a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at CSU Fullerton. His research focuses on examining identity development and academic self-concept for Black students.

Antonio Banks has a passion for helping black students in higher education by any means necessary. Through a career of programming, assessment and evaluation, supervision, crisis response, and talent development- he has stayed committed to changing the trajectory of black students and other communities he is involved in. Antonio currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from CSU, San Bernardino, a Master’s degree in Higher Education from CSU, Fullerton, and a Doctorate of Education degree from CSU, Fullerton as well.