Rachel Johnson is Campaigns Director with Eleison, LLC. In this capacity, she oversees the development and execution of Eleison's messaging and communications campaigns. She also serves as Programs Director for the American Values Network, a non-profit advocacy group that mobilizes religious communities around the most pressing issues of the day. For over six years Rachel has worked with clients to develop strategic outreach campaigns on a wide range of issues, including creation care and climate change, nuclear security, human rights, international development and peace building, domestic poverty, healthcare, and the intersection of faith in the public sphere. She also acts as primary coordinator in working with churches and denominational groups. Rachel periodically contributes to Faithful Democrats and has written for Huffington Post, Patheos, and God's Politics. Prior to Eleison, Rachel worked as Mississippi Field Director for Faith Outreach for Common Good Strategies. Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a MAR in Theology from Yale Divinity School. She is an ordained Baptist minister and an active member in her Washington, D.C. church.