New Umoja Podcast Episode: Understanding Sankofa: Wisdom for Life with Dr. Ernie Bridges

The Umoja Community Education Foundation Podcast is a space where we explore the power of education to transform lives and build thriving communities. Join us on this inspiring journey as we share insightful conversations with educators, community leaders, and changemakers who are making a positive impact in the world of education. 

In the latest episode of the Umoja Podcast, we have the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Ernie Bridges, esteemed chair of the Umoja Council of Elders and a distinguished member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Bridges brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to our conversation as he delves into the profound significance of Sankofa.

Join us as Dr. Bridges enlightens listeners about the rich cultural concept of Sankofa, which encourages us to learn from the past to move forward with wisdom and purpose. Through his wisdom and experience, Dr. Bridges offers valuable guidance for students, practitioners, and community members alike, inspiring us to embrace our heritage, acknowledge our history, and strive for progress.

Tune in to this enlightening episode on Spotify or visit our website at to gain a deeper understanding of Sankofa and to glean insights that resonate across generations. Join us as we learn, grow, and honor the wisdom of the past with Dr. Ernie Bridges on the Umoja Podcast.

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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