Thursday, March 19, 2020
Dear Umoja Community, Health officials in Sacramento and surrounding counties have issued unprecedented “stay at home” or “shelter in place” directives. These mandates impact our ability to maintain our in-person central office operations...
Thursday, March 12, 2020
TO: Umoja Community FROM: Nzingha Sonya Dugas, Executive Director DATE: March 12, 2020 SUBJECT: Northern California Regional Symposium Postponed The Umoja Community Education Foundation acknowledges the impact of the Coronavirus and...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Umoja Comunity Education Foundation is saddened by the loss of Adolfo and Mary Jane Corral. We send our thoughts and prayers to their four children and the entire family.  As Santa Barbara’s City College’s (SBCC) equity, diversity...
Friday, August 16, 2019
Greetings Umoja Community: We welcome you to become an integral part of the Umoja XV Conference. Propose a workshop for the upcoming conference! The success of this Umoja Community Education Foundation annual event relies on...
Friday, August 2, 2019
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...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Umoja Welcomes New Executive Director Nzingha Dugas named Umoja Community Education Foundation Statewide Executive Director Seasoned program executive manager brings leadership skills to Executive Director role Sacramento, California – May 9,...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Angelo Hopson, a transfer student from San Bernardino Valley College, was honored at the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund Gala in Washington, D.C. on October 29, 2018. Hopson received an all-expenses-paid trip to attend the event. He is...
Friday, November 16, 2018
By Neal Morton, Seattle Times staff reporter Four years ago, a group of faculty and staff members at Highline College took an exploratory trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. Their mission: Find some way to help more black students...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Umoja remembers the dedication of Vice Chancellor Linda Michalowski. Linda was instrumental in securing the first grant for Umoja. Her work was not in vain. We salute her life and legacy. CLICK HERE to view a tribute, developed by Judy Mays.

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