• Sunday, June 19, 2016
    Karlos Carter Joins Umoja Community Education Foundation as statewide Transfer Director.

    Former UC transfer officer brings experience and success supporting disadvantaged college students.

    The Umoja Community Education Foundation announced today the hiring of Karlos Carter as its first full-time Transfer Director. Carter served as K through 12 Transfer Initiative Coordinator for UC Davis’ Transfer Opportunity Program and as coordinator for UCD’s Sacramento Area Transfer Initiative. As Umoja’s Transfer Director, Carter will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of Umoja student recruitment and enrollment plans, and strategies to increase undergraduate transfer enrollment, and student success. He will manage these programs out of Umoja’s offices in Sacramento and report to Acting Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Aldredge.

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    D’Karla Assagai named Umoja Executive Director

    Seasoned program executive manager brings leadership skills to new, permanent role.

    The Umoja Community Education Foundation announced today the hiring of D’Karla Assagai as the organization’s first permanent Executive Director. Ms. Assagai takes the helm as the Foundation continues to formalize its operations, after being awarded a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) in May, 2015. Ms. Assagai will lead the Foundation’s office and staff and will oversee and direct all operations. She will report to the Foundation’s Governing Board, effective April 11, 2016.

  • Sunday, March 20, 2016
    Umoja Honored with A2MEND Leadership Award

    The Umoja Community Education Foundation was honored with a leadership award at the Annual A2MEND conference held on Thursday, March 3rd at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton Hotel. Dr. Teresa Aldredge, Acting Executive Director, accepted the award on behalf of the Umoja Governing Board and thanked Chancellor Brice Harris and the Board of Governors for providing sponsorship funding to support the Umoja Community program mission of student success, persistence and transfer.