Rachel Velez

Rachel has spent most of her adult life living abroad and working on various public health projects, specifically focused on water and sanitation access and affordability. After graduating with her master’s degree in Sustainable Development Practice from the University of Florida, she moved to the Research Triangle to become more involved in domestic environmental health research and the environmental justice movement. As the Communications Manager/Environmental Justice Organizer for Clean Water for NC, Rachel plans to utilize her background in community organizing and program communications to further CWFNC’s mission and goals.

rachel [at] cwfnc.org