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The Village Nation at UCLA UniCamp


Aaron White will be a speaker for “The Blood They Shed” at UniCamp – see his story shared with Good Morning America here.

Lisa Nichols will also be speaking at UniCamp – see a piece of her work here.


UniCamp 2018 Registration is now available!

Please click the following link to register:


Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 6:30p – 7:30p – Bayside Community Day School, 24501 Cactus Ave. Moreno Valley, CA 92553

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 6:30p – 7:30p – El Camino Real Charter High School, 5440 Valley Circle Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 – in H2 near football field

Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 6:30p – 7:30p – Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W Adams Blvd, LA, CA 90018 – in the Crockett Library


Palisades Charter HS: A Model of Creativity and Capacity Building

It’s been more than seven years since Village elders from Palisades High embarked upon a journey to increase African American student

engagement and achievement. This original group included two teachers, an administrator and a parent who was the impetus for participation in the first

Village Nation Summer Institute.
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Finally a Teenager!

July 1, 2012 marked the beginning of The Village Nation’s thirteenth year! In reflecting on what TVN’s family has accomplished over that

time, your profound impact on the lives of our students has been like the Sun’s impact on her oceans. You have responded to the cries of the souls of our

children with a mighty love that has warmed them and they have responded in ways they have baffled the “experts” and renewed the ancestors. Thank you for the

ten years of helping us to begin the healing process for thousands of wounded children, reconnecting them to their greatness and bringing them to a place of

wholeness and empowerment.
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