Episode 002: Make the Road Diverse with Rico Ocampo
Episode 002 of the Compassionate Las Vegas Podcast is now live!
Watch it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/g0v6Np5TDXk
Or listen here: https://compassionatelv.captivate.fm/episode/camp-anytown
Or here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/compassionate-las-vegas/id1506347376?i=1000471842469
Guest Rico Ocampo was born in Morelos, Mexico and immigrated to United States in 1992. He is an undocumented/DACAmented community organizer and activist. He has engaged in local, statewide, and national platforms to advance advocacy and justice for homeless youth and immigrant communities. He serves as the Director for Camp Anytown’s Social Justice and Leadership program.
Through his decade of experience in youth development, he remains passionate about anti-racism work and amplifying youth voices. In addition, Rico also serves as the Youth and Programs Organizer for Make the Road Nevada, a non-profit organization that works with Latinx and working-class communities of color through policy innovation and transformative education. Rico spends his spare time volunteering for interfaith and peace building organizations like the United Religions Initiative where he serves on the URI North America Leadership Council and provides strategic direction and helps implement various programming and initiatives within the North America region.
Connect with Rico online: FaceBook - Rico Ocampo
Instagram - @ricoocampo_
Twitter - @ricoocampo_
Connect with Camp Anytown Las Vegas:
FaceBook - Camp Anytown
Instagram - @campanytownlasvegas