This year’s 2016 Camp Pride Pride Leaders, Faculty Mentors and Staff announced for premier national leadership academy


Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy kicks off on July 19, 2016; Register now for the fiercest week of social justice training and skill building

CAMP PRIDE 2016: Campus Pride’s 10th annual Summer Leadership Academy Camp Pride will take place from July 19-24, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. The leadership academy is the premier national training for social justice and grassroots activism for LGBTQ and allies young adults at colleges and universities. Camp Pride will feature a series of Keynote Speakers and Entertainers. The speakers will be featured as part of the LGBTQ Professional Academy for Advisors curriculum which is happening in tandem with Camp Pride for training faculty, staff, and administrators from across the country.


Camp Pride 2016


Advisor Bootcamp 2016

Camp Pride Staff & Faculty

There are many hands that participate in making Camp Pride work and we are proud to announce Pride Leaders, Camp Pride Staff, Advisor Bootcamp Faculty and Camp Pride Faculty for 2016:

Pride Leaders:

CJ Goodwin
Kayla Chambers
Key Fowler
Luke Lavera
Lynn Eggler
Megan Fowler
Vanna Garcia

Faculty Mentors:

Amy Milligan
Ashland Johnson
Carol Taylor-Shim
Jay Irwin
Vita Cleveland
Stephanie Hernandez Rivera
Ma Purdy

Advisor Academy:

deflin bautista – Faculty mentor
Jay Alston – Pride leader


Aneesah Smith – Advisor Academy Coordinator
Katie Simmons-Barth – Camp Pride Photographer
Lisa Simmons-Barth – Camp Pride Director
Stephanie Laffin – Camp Pride Reunion Coordinator
Tamisha Williams – Camp Pride Assistant Director

Featured Speakers & Educators in Residence to be announced soon. Stay tuned on social media using #CampPride16 and #AdvisorBootcamp.

Campus Pride is the leading national educational organization for LGBTQ and ally college students and campus groups building future leaders and safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities. The organization provides resources and services to thousands of college students and nearly 1400 campuses annually. Learn more online at

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