Deputy Executive Director
Rachel joins Safe Place for Youth with over 15 years of non-profit experience. Prior to her role as Deputy Director at SPY, she spent three years at Los Angeles Waterkeeper and worked at United Way of Greater Los Angeles before that. Born and raised in Los Angeles, and a resident of Venice for ten years, Rachel feels passionate about addressing the systemic root causes of youth homelessness and working together with the community to create solutions. Rachel holds a BA in Communications, with an emphasis in Public Relations, and a minor in Sociology from San Diego State University. She is a Board Member of the Westside Coalition, a Steering Committee Member of Our Future Los Angeles, and also a member of the Venice Chamber of Commerce.