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Alison Uhrlass

Development Associate

 

Alison Uhrlass is the Development Associate for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). In this role Alison manages planning for donor events, oversees the development internship program, and maintains the department’s donor communication systems.

Prior to NCLD, Alison worked at Our Oregon in Portland, OR as Operations Manager for the Yes on 97 campaign, a state ballot measure initiative aimed at increasing public school and healthcare funding through a tax reform. In this role, Alison effectively managed projects and daily logistics for a team of 100+ people, including campaign leadership. Before operations, Alison was a field organizer and an outreach fellow at Our Oregon, where she coordinated statewide volunteer mobilization efforts and voter engagement, as well as developed an internship program focused in community organizing.

Alison received a Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) from Vermont Law School, specializing in food systems and sustainable agriculture. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. Originally from the Mid-Hudson Valley, Alison now lives in Astoria, Queens. In her free time she enjoys running, baking, and volunteering with Planned Parenthood of NYC and the Women’s Information Network (WIN) of NYC.

From the policy blog

Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Written by NCLD Policy Team | 1 week ago

Two weeks ago, President and CEO Mimi Corcoran of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) urged Senators to question Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his positions on issues impacting students and people with disabilities. Last week, Senators finally got their chance to illicit clarification on his beliefs in an open forum during … Continue reading Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

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