Senior Program Officer
Camille Johnson is a Senior Program Officer working on ISC’s U.S.-based community-led resilience programming. In this role, she helps organizations develop the capacity required to implement climate resilience initiatives that promote racial equity and inclusion in urban communities.
As a Detroit native, Camille is passionate about creating resources and platforms that promote racial and economic equity. Prior to joining ISC, she pursued social entrepreneurship – serving as Principal Consultant of Fractal Strategies for over three years. Through her company Camille built the capacity of numerous nonprofits and small businesses serving underserved, underrepresented people of color. She also served as the Lead Detroit Organizer for the Abdul El-Sayed for Michigan gubernatorial campaign. In this role she led the campaign’s strategy for culturally-competent resident engagement in Detroit.
Before starting her own business, Camille served as Chief Operating Officer of JOURNi – a Detroit-based nonprofit that provides tech education to underserved Black and Brown students in the metro-Detroit area. As COO she helped JOURNi secure numerous grant awards, developed multi-sector partnerships with local government and educational institutions to increase impact, built the organization’s operational capacity, and successfully planned and implemented Detroit Tech EQuity Week.
Camille also has experience supporting community-led public health initiatives. As Project Facilitator for the Chandler Park Health Neighborhood Strategy, she managed the planning process for a multi-sector project that aimed to turn Detroit’s second largest city park into a public health hub for low-income residents living in the surrounding community.
Camille graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History.