Event to Benefit Umoja Program
Oceanside CA—The MiraCosta College Umoja Program is kicking off its Black History Month activities with its 5th annual fundraising event, “Soul Fusion: Jazz and Jokes,” Saturday, February 3, 2018. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the show starts at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at the MiraCosta College Concert Hall, Bldg. 2400, located on the Oceanside Campus at 1 Barnard Drive.
Jazz and Jokes is a wonderful experience of live music and hilarious comedians coming together for an amazing show and a worthy cause. The event will feature music by Mark Aston & Friends and comedy by Doug Williams. The evening will be hosted by Daran Howard and also features Johnny Bratsveen.
The Umoja Program is committed to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences and increasing the persistence and retention rates of African-American and other students. The money raised will be used to provide scholarships and financial assistance to Umoja students facing unforeseen financial obstacles that may disrupt their education.
Student tickets are $10; general admission tickets are $20. Tickets are available for purchase at giving.miracosta.edu, and donations to the Umoja community are accepted as well.
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 17,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.