Yours, Mine & Ours Podcast

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Ujima has teamed up with the Moonlighters' Club and Ujima's Business Support Member Team to produce a new podcast: Yours, Mine, and Ours! Our podcast spotlights the businesses of Ujima's Good Business Alliance, created for the community, by the community, with a special emphasis on Ujima's good business standards.

  • Soundcloud
  • YouTube
 

Our grassroots partners provide political leadership and root our work in ongoing struggles for housing justice, labor rights, youth empowerment, environmental justice, and more. Their expertise and membership bodies help to guide our process of creating community-led standards and investment plans for our local economy. Visit our Organize page for more information on how to support our grassroots parners.

Email nia_at_ujimaboston.com to learn about becoming a grassroots partner.

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Black Economic Justice Institute is a nonprofit organization that works to advocate and develop programs that address justice and economic opportunity for black and other people of color of Boston.

 

UJIMA STAFF TEAM

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Nia Evans

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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James Vamboi, Jr.

CHIEF OF STAFF, COMMUNITY, AND CULTURE

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Jock Payten

INTERIM MANAGING DIRECTOR,

UJIMA FUND

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Cierra Peters

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, CULTURE & ENFRANCHISEMENT

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Paige Curtis

CULTURE AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

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JaNoah Daley

UJIMA FUND ADMINISTRATOR

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Andre Bennett

BUSINESS ALLIANCE COORDINATOR

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Natasha Shiku

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

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Mona Layne

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

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Shantel Miller

ARTS & CULTURAL ORGANIZING FELLOW

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Paul Bingaman Jr.

FUND MANAGEMENT

FELLOW

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 Yusuf Alamutu

FUND INTERN

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Aaron Tanaka

CO-FOUNDER

 

JOIN THE TEAM

 

COMMUNITY STANDARDS COMMITTEE

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Joyce Clark

Community Health Advocate, 

NAACP New England Area Conference Chair on Climate Change

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Luis Cotto

Program Manager,

Mass Cultural Council

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Mea Johnson

Director of Community Organizing,

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

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Ellie Tiglao

Worker Owner,

Tanám

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In Memoriam: The Late Chuck Turner

Former City of Boston District 7 City Councilor.

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UJIMA DELEGATES

Bo Opetubo

Bing Broderick

Chrislene DeJean

Edward Galan

Joyce Clark Henry

Kristen Halbert

Jamiah Tappin

Lisa Owens

Louise Baxter

Lyse Fedjanie Barronville

Matthew Parker

Michael E. Thomas 

Myrna Greenfield

Nadav David

Salimata Bangoura

WaWa Bell

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Bithiah Carter, President, New England Blacks in Philanthropy

Jed Emerson, Author and Strategic Advisor to Family Offices

Rodney Foxworth, Executive Director, BALLE

Darlene Lombos, Executive Director, Community Labor United (CLU)

Brian Nagendra, Assistant Director, Catalyst Impact Funds at Living Cities

Jessica Norwood, Entrepreneur and RSF Social Finance Fellow

Jocelyn V. Sargent, Executive Strategic Consultant,New Commonwealth Racial Equity & Social Justice Fund

Morgan Simon, Author and Founding Partner, Candide Group

Mark Watson, Managing Director, Boston Impact Initiative

Kat Taylor, Co-Founder, and CEO, Beneficial State Bank

Michael Curry, Esq., Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers