Rachel Nicolosi

Rachel Nicolosi

Partner and Communications Coordinator

In brief

Rachel has worked for over 20 years in the field of adult basic education and workforce development.  She works within organizations to help adults achieve goals through learning experiences that are customized to the person and the situation.

Rachel became a Plain Language advocate during the recovery from the man made disaster following Hurricane Katrina.  She reviews and edits communication materials, trains staff on how to write using plain language concepts, and conducts plain language field tests with potential audiences.

She lives with her husband and two children in New Orleans and stays energized through involvement in her children’s school, her community, her carnival krewe, and spending time outdoors.


A few clients

New Orleans Parent’s Guide to Public Schools

Public Affairs Research Council

Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Claims Assistance Organizations

Louisiana Road Home

University of New Orleans Center for Hazards, Assessment, Response and Technology


Rachel’s training

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Masters of Adult Education – St. Francis-Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Global Learning Partners – Principles and Practices of Sustained Learning

Institute of Cultural Affairs – Technology of Participation and Strategic Planning

People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond – Undoing Racism

Industrial Areas Foundation – 10 day community organizing training

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