Rachel Barton

Melvin Cohen Young Leadership Associate/NEXT DC Coordinator

Rachel Barton is a California native who recently relocated to Washington, D.C. to work as the Melvin Cohen Young Leadership associate/ NEXT DC coordinator at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Rachel completed a dual master’s in social work and Jewish nonprofit management at USC and HUC-JIR in Los Angeles in May 2014. As part of her graduate work, Rachel conducted original research and wrote a master’s thesis, titled "Beyond the Bus: Emerging Strategies for Engaging Birthrighters in Jewish Communal Life." Her previous experience includes fundraising, direct social service, Zionist education and foundation work.


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