PERE Affiliate Researchers

Rachel Rosner

Rachel Rosner is dedicated to supporting collaborative efforts working for social justice. She has extensive experience consulting with broad-based coalitions, diverse community based organizations, public agencies, educational institutions and foundations. Formerly she served as a Research Associate and project manager at the University of California Santa Cruz’s (UCSC) Center for Justice Tolerance and Community (CJTC), and she currently continues her research with the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) located at the University of Southern California (USC). Her areas of interests range from social movement building to health equity to immigrant integration; and her expertise is in the areas of leadership, organizational, and network development, research, strategic planning, and assessment. Prior to her consulting and academic careers, she served as the Research Director for the United Farmworkers and led a farmworker health project.  Her background is in community and regional development with a Masters in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Home office phone: 941.351.3082

  • Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
  • 950 W. Jefferson Blvd., JEF 102
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1291