Rachel Dangermond is an award-winning journalist. She speaks on Department of Justice panels for its community policing initiative. She leads trainings in anti-oppression and has facilitated numerous dialogues including Mayor Mitch Landrieu's New Orleans Welcome Table, a race and equity dialogue that began in 2013. She is a certified community Mediator. Dangermond writes about racial and social justice through the lens of parenting.
After adopting her African American son in 2009, Dangermond created Transracial Parenting, a provocative blog and workshop on race offering tools to raise culturally competent children. Her blog, dangermond.org, covered Katrina and its aftermath, the 2005 Federal Flood. Her work is published in the anthology New Orleans by New Orleans, Louisiana Life, City Business, neworleansmomsblog.com, dangermond.org and transracialparenting.com. She co-wrote Acoustics: Architecture, Engineering, the Environment (1998 William Stout Publisher).