Umoja Hosts Second Student Leadership Summit - Day 1

The Umoja Community Education Foundation kicked off the second Student Leadership Summit on August 1, 2019, at the University of California, Merced (UC Merced). More than 200 attendees were electrified by the opening ritual from Umoja’s Executive Director, Nzingha Dugas. Ms. Dugas challenged the attendees to know their culture and history so that it informs the way they experience their academic, personal and familial pursuits. The students were engaged in Don Lowry's True Colors Personality Profiling System (True Colors).

Umoja Remembers Walter Robinson

Umoja Remembers Walter Robinson

Sacramento, California – June 11, 2019 – The Umoja Community Education Foundation Board of Directors and staff are deeply saddened to announce the transition of Walter Robinson, Vice President of the Umoja Board of Directors. He joined the board in January 2018 and was immediately elected to serve as Vice President.

He demonstrated a remarkable passion for Umoja by initiating and ensuring a statewide partnership with the University of California (UC) system. His work and life focus centered around creating educational equity.


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