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Genderversity & Multicultural Center

Welcome to Los Angeles City College

 

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.Umoja Kwanzaa Celebration

What Are The Benefits?

Complete the UMOJA Application

  • Supportive Environment
  • Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Cultural Workshops and Events
  • Leadership Development
  • Academic Workshops
  • Faculty and Staff Mentoring
  • Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Tours

Program Requirements

  • Complete Umoja Application
  • Attend Umoja Orientation, Sign up here 
  • Meet with Counselor to develop an educational plan

Download the Umoja Program Flyer

If you have any questions, please contact the Umoja Coordinator, Andrea Eke at ekea@lacitycollege.edu or Dr. Blaine Simmons, Umoja Counselor at simmonbk@lacitycollege.edu

 Live Chat With This Department

Video chat with UMOJA & LGBTQ+ on Cranium Cafe

Summer Tutoring Schedule

Math Tutoring

Online via Zoom, access details availble in Canvas

Financial Aid Assistance

Get your questions answered with a Financial Aid Technician virtually!

Tuesdays, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Online in Cranium Cafe