Take Action Institute's virtual event with Eric Vaughn
About the Program
Eric currently serves as the Director of Programs at Community Tampa Bay. In addition, Eric teaches community journalism and food writing courses at the University of South Florida -St. Petersburg. Previously, Eric worked as the Director of LGBTQ Programs and Polices for the New York City Department of Education ensuring students across NYC were affirmed and safe in schools. He has a passion for working with youth and has worked as a high school teacher as well as within several nonprofits dedicated to the empowerment of youth voice and advocacy. Eric is passionate about food, literature, and social justice. In his spare time, Eric enjoys writing, bike riding around St. Petersburg and traveling.
Eric has a BA in English Literature and received a double masters in Social Justice and Digital Communication from the University of South Florida- St. Petersburg.