Camilo A. Romero
Camilo A. Romero is co-founder of ReGeneración (www.regeneracion.co), a peace-building initiative, launched in Colombia and now operating globally, committed to healing intergenerational trauma through “Cuál es tu Paz?” children’s books, story-healing workshops, and cultural celebrations like the “Poderosas” project (@regeneracion.poderosas).
Camilo teaches law at Santa Ana College focused on healing justice. He has led international delegations in Chocó, Colombia as legal director of the National Farmworker Association, organized student and consumer campaigns as a labor union organizer for the Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores in North America & Europe, and designed know-your-rights trainings as legal coordinator for Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California.
Camilo received his B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley as a Gates Millennium Scholar and published two honors theses, one on the politics of salsa music. Camilo received his J.D. from New York University School of Law where he graduated as a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. Camilo is also a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College.
He currently serves on the Executive Board of NYU Law’s Alumni Association (LACA) and is a New American Leaders Fellow. Camilo volunteers as a youth basketball coach and, by the grace of God or the internet, is also a licensed minister.
Most importantly, Camilo is the older brother of two forgiving sisters and a proud uncle.