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Rachel Johns is a lawyer, activist, and team leader. She earned her Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.
Rachel Johns is a lawyer, activist, and team leader. She earned her Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia. Rachel was a clinician for the Institute of Public Representation at Georgetown University Law Center. There, she represented non-profit organizations before the Federal Trade Commission to establish media policies in the public interest. She conducted legal research and drafted legal documents based on privacy law for the public interest. While interning at HomeBase, The Center for Common Concerns, she supported communities in their efforts to end homelessness by working on grant application, compliance, and strategic planning. She did similar work as a Legal Advocate at First United, where she was a direct service provider giving legal advice and representation for low income clients at hearings for issues such as disability, welfare, and tenancy. As a Member of Parliament, Rachel will address issues of housing affordability, climate change, and the impact on jobs and small businesses due to the global pandemic. She would advocate for the transition to a green economic model, healing relationships with the Indigenous Population, and for financial support to small businesses to help strengthen the economy.