Our Approach

Umoja conducts outreach programs with global communities year-round and strives to: 

  • Connect with local musicians and healers in the community and learn of their current use of therapeutic music.

  • Provide education and resources informed by the American Music Therapy model. 

  • Demonstrate and teach evidenced-based music interventions to enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of the community's current methods. 

  • Support communities in attaining a standard of practice, code of ethics and more established, Music Therapy professions.

  • Exchange knowledge and interact with local communities during service trips with Music Therapy professionals, students and interns. 

  • Advocate for women within the community to continue using therapeutic music techniques continuously.

  • Prioritize the ongoing practice of Cultural Humility, self-awareness and intercultural learning within this sharing.

Through this framework, Umoja identifies and connects with self-identified music therapists or credentialed music therapists who trained within an accreditation system. We collaborate with these individuals to promote and advocate for their community practices.   

Our Outreach

Umoja Has Conducted Educational Workshops Focused on the Following Populations:

Music Therapy in Medical Settings

Trauma-Informed Music Therapy

Music Therapy for Special Needs

Our Engagement Network


Umoja Global Community Music Therapy is a US IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit organization EIN# 82-2621408

288 Drs James Parker Blvd Red Bank, NJ 07701

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Cara Smith (908) 489-3847 


Brooke Hatfield (856) 471-7508


Kristina Casale (213) 465-0316


Jenna Bollard (860) 639-3087



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