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Camden Hughes

Georgia State University

International Relations and Environmental Science



Patti Sue Matthis Scholarship

Camden was raised in Habersham, Georgia. Camden is an organizer for the Georgia Youth Justice Coalition and a founding member of the Youth Alliance Against Political Violence, a group that protects students’ rights to be politically active. In 2022, Camden worked to combat anti-trans and “Don’t Say Gay” bills in Georgia Legislature and participated in the Coalition Against Classroom Censorship, a coalition group fighting homophobic and racist classroom censorship bills. She is also an avid women’s rugby player. Camden studies International Relations and Environmental Science at Georgia State University. While at GSU, she hopes to encourage more students to get engaged in the legislative process and use her voice as an athlete to advocate for affirming, LGBTQ-safe spaces in recreational and collegiate sports.

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