UMOJA Speaker Series: Resilience

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3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 4088555127
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Umoja presents a speaker series on resilience on February 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the outdoor classroom of the Student Engagement Center in room 345. Here is a list of the speakers expected to be present:

LaToya Fernandez 

Mission College’s Umoja Team welcomes LaToya Fernandez, an inspiring Bay Area community leader, educator, and activist. She will discuss resilience from a social justice angle. Ms. Fernandez is well-known for her inspiring work in supporting students and families through community engagement, cultural responsiveness, and more. 

Donnelle McGee  

Professor McGee is the author of the novel GHOST MAN (Sibling Rivalry Press), SHINE, a novella, (Sibling Rivalry Press), and NAKED, a collection of poetry (Unbound Content). His work has appeared in Controlled Burn, Colere, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, The Spoon River Poetry Review, and Willard & Maple, among others. His work has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. 

Dr. David Piper   

Dr. Piper teaches Psychology, Humanities and Counseling in the Psychology, Humanities and Counseling departments at Mission College. Dr. Piper is author of “I Speak For Those Who Have Already Spoken”, a book of Poetry, Prose, and Dramatic Narrative.

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022