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Umoja equips young people to succeed in college and confidently claim their future. We do this by partnering with public schools in Chicago to increase attendance and college enrollment, reduce violence, and nurture academic achievement.

Umoja was founded on the belief that all young people deserve access to educational experiences that will prepare them to become productive and engaged citizens. For fifteen years we have provided the resources students, educators and academic professionals need to create positive school cultures that foster success.