Meet our Faculty and Staff

Umoja staff will

  • Meet the diverse needs of students
  • Collaborate on student and program needs
  • Attend state wide Umoja conference
  • Meet with teachers in Umoja at least once a quarter
  • Support students on their academic path

Kassie Phillips, M.S.W, Umoja Program Counselor/Coordinator
Office: LCW 102
Favorite Quote: "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." -- Maya Angelou 

Rene Anderson, EWRT Instructor
Favorite Quote: "The wisest mind has yet something to learn." -- George Santayana

Julie Lewis, ICS intructor
Office: MCC 14-D
Favorite Quote: "To be Black and conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage."
-- James Baldwin

Angelita Pabros, Administrative Assistant 

Jesus Quintero, EWRT Instructor

Wendy White, Umoja Faculty Coordinator & Humanities Instructor
Office: F21D
Favorite Quote: “Strong people don’t need strong leaders." -- Ella Baker

Student Workers: 
Vanessa Aceves
Ola Elatta
Antonia Johnson

umoja faculty

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