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Alison Uhrlass

Development Assistant

Alison Uhrlass is the Development Assistant for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). As the support role for NCLD’s fundraising and communications teams, Alison coordinates department logistics, oversees the development internship program, and assists in event management and writing.

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.

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NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

On Monday, March 5th, NCLD brought together 450 friends and supporters for its Annual Benefit Dinner at New York City’s Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening celebrated the 1 in 5 people with learning and attention issues, reducing stigma and lifting up the voices of the young people, parents and educators who NCLD serves each day. … Continue reading NCLD Celebrates the 1 in 5 at Annual Benefit Dinner

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