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Camille D. Holmes

Camille D. Holmes

Camille D. Holmes is a Racial Equity Coach for CURE. Camille Holmes is a thought partner, coach and consultant to organizations and organizational leaders committed to equity and inclusion, personal growth, and wellness. Camille works primarily with social justice nonprofits and professionals so they can bring fullness of their resources to the practice of creating, supporting, and reinforcing equity – in systems, relationships, and ways of being.

Formerly, she served as the Director of Leadership and Racial Equity at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association. Camille came to NLADA from the Center for Law and Social Policy, where she was instrumental in the founding of the Mississippi Center for Justice, a nonprofit public interest law firm explicitly committed to advancing racial and economic justice.

During her fifteen years in the nonprofit sector, Camille worked with a wide range of partners to help providers of free and low-cost legal services increase their effectiveness at the intersection of race and poverty. Her work has connected leaders across legal aid, civil rights, and racial justice organizations; shared research-based strategies to promote inclusion and equity; advanced broad-based and systemic advocacy approaches; and encouraged leadership that values self-awareness, wellness, and community wisdom.

Camille serves on the board of directors of the Poverty and Race Research Action Council. She is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges.