Meet the Long Beach Forward team

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Camille Desmond

Camille Desmond (they/them/theirs) serves as a Parent Organizer for Long Beach Forward, in support of programs that center leadership development for parents and caregivers. Camille identifies as a Black, Queer native Californian.


They are passionate about community engagement and the development of communities where generations can trace their influence on its culture. Camille brings 10 years of experience in non-profits supporting special education programs, student enrichment and adult education. They reside in Long Beach with their spouse, and enjoy karaoke, gardening and rollerskating.