Rachel joined JUFJ in 2021 as a Baltimore community organizer. She primarily supports local work focused in Baltimore City and County. Rachel previously worked most deeply in the area of community organizing as a Leadership Organizer for the United Workers Association. In this position, she was the lead organizer of the Baltimore Housing Roundtable, a coalition that was founded and grew to 20 organizational members under her leadership. Through this work, she organized and led two successful ballot initiative campaigns, resulting in the $20 million Affordable Housing Trust Fund. Most recently, she served as the Community School Coordinator at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School. Rachel was raised in the area and attended Krieger Schechter Day School in Pikesville. She currently lives in Northeast Baltimore with her husband, dog, and 4 chickens and enjoys hiking and riding horses for fun.
Rachel uses she/her/hers pronouns.