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About Rachael

OUTREACH COORDINATOR AMERICORPS VISTA
LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA FOUNDATION

Rachael born and raised in a small town in South Georgia.  She moved to Athens, GA for college and began working for different nonprofits and local shops where she found a love for the #Localist movement. After graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in Political Science, Rachael moved to Bisbee, AZ to pursue a career in the nonprofit field with Local First Arizona. She spends most of her time reading, dancing, doing crafts, hiking, and eating. 

Hometown: St. Marys, GA

What I love about Arizona:
All the beautiful views

Education/Training:
Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

Favorite Book/TV Show/Movie:
Pride and Prejudice/Game of Thrones or New Girl/White Chicks

Hidden Talent:
Crafts: knitting, macramé, embroidery, painting

Passions:
The environment, social justice, women’s rights, artistic pursuits, literature

Favorite local business:
Black Sheep Imports

Favorite Quote:
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor