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Are you interested in studying African American history and literature? Do you want to experience African American-themed cultural events? Umoja is dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students. Join Umoja!

Consider the Umoja Scholars Program

Through the Umoja Scholars Program, instructors and the program’s counselor collaborate in and out of the classroom to enhance your learning potential.

Why Join Umoja?

  • Increase your potential for academic success
  • Form lifelong friendships
  • Attend college tours (such as HBCU campuses)*
  • Become familiar with campus resources by working with UMOJA mentors
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Experience cultural events and activities
  • Get help finding and applying for scholarships
  • Be part of an empowering community

*HBCU - Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

For more details about the Umoja Scholars Program, please contact Dr. Maggie McKenzie at or 510-659-6273.

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Support the Umoja Scholars Program

If you would like to contribute your time and talents to the Umoja Scholars Program, please contact Dr. Maggie.

Financial contributions can be made through the Ohlone Foundation. Please indicate that your gift is for Umoja. Thank you!

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