Nancy Camacho is GALEO’s DeKalb County Community Organizer. She was born and raised in Moroleon, Guanajuato, Mexico. She moved to the U.S at the age of 17. Nancy is a sophomore at the University of North Georgia pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services in hopes to one day use her degree to inspire and help others succeed in the face of
adversity while promoting migrant and immigrant excellence.
Nancy is a CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program) alumni, and she was a mentor in the same program for other incoming freshman migrant students at UNG. During her freshman and sophomore year at College, she worked as the HEP (High School Equivalency Program) financial and administrative intern, where she found her passion in activism specifically in the school system. Nancy was also part of the Spanish Debate Team. In addition, she was the Migrant Student Union’s former secretary and recruiter where she advocates for migrant and Latinx students to make a difference in their campuses and communities.
Nancy hopes to gain more knowledge about politics and how important is our civic participation. She also hopes to be able to do more work in order to advocate for migrant and Latinx people.