Umoja Community

Umoja (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a learning community dedicated to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African-American and other students.

The Umoja Community is a learning community dedicated to transforming, enriching and advancing the lives of students through infusing culturally relevant pedagogy and practices.
Join the Umoja Community and Experience:
  • Greater college success
  • Opportunities to attend conferences
  • Being a part of a community
  • Having a support team of faculty and staff
  • Celebrating African & African American culture
  • Enjoy empowering curriculum and teaching practices
  • An Umoja Village Space
  • Being active in the local community

How to Join



Coordinators:  Zara Sims at: and Andrea Picchi at:

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