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Ujima Welcomes New Ujima Fund Management Fellow: Joshua Croom

November 6th, 2023 -- This month, Ujima welcomed a new staff member, Joshua Croom, who joined as our Ujima Fund Management Fellow.

Joshua Croom has a background in city, state, and non-profit (CDFI) sectors, with a strong track record in community planning, stakeholder engagement, and comprehensive research and analysis. His expertise spans feasibility assessments, workforce development, and more. Originally hailing from North Carolina, Joshua has made Greater Boston one of his homes for several years. He is a dedicated advocate for inclusion, aging in place, housing, and community ownership. Joshua holds a Master of Arts in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning at Rutgers University.

In his role as the Ujima Fund Management Fellow, Joshua will participate in key fund activities including conducting investment research, supporting community governance and finance initiatives, and more.



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