Rachel Hampton, LMSW, LSS Greenbelt, is the Chief Mission Officer of Lone Star Justice Alliance. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Southwestern University and a Master’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Rachel holds a professional licensure in social work and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Rachel joins LSJA with more than 12 years of experience in developing, leading, and executing award winning workforce programming for young adults (aged 16-24) as well as adults returning to the community after significant periods of incarceration. Rachel's commitment to racial equity and serving justice-involved young adults is deeply rooted in the experiences recounted to her by clients she served directly and in the programs she has overseen. She believes that to truly make systemic change it is critical that the voices of those directly impacted are centered in the operations of LSJA's community based programs and in advocating for policy changes at the state-level.