July 13, 2017– The Umoja Community is pleased to announce it has received $2.5 million ongoing funding from the California State government. These funds will support the growth and development of the organization.
May 20, 2015– Press Release issued by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office announcing the awarding of $1 million to the UMOJA Community Education Foundation.
January, 2008 – UMOJA Community presented its model to the California Community College Board of Governor’s and is officially recognized as a legitimate statewide success program.
Fall, 2007 – Steering committee of 23 members spent several months developing strategies to become a statewide model and resources for community colleges.
Fall, 2006 – 1st conference at Diablo Valley College regarding Black Student Success. It was here that faculty and administrators declared a formal statewide recognition of a problem.