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Kelly Fomalont

Program Coordinator

Kelly Fomalont is the Program Assistant at the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Kelly supports the public policy and advocacy team in Washington, DC. She manages the DC office, attends policy briefings and coalition meetings, and plans events to advance policies that support individuals with learning and attention issues.

Before joining NCLD, Kelly was an AmeriCorps VISTA Development Fellow at LIFT-DC, a national nonprofit that empowers families to break the cycle of poverty. During her year of service, she helped secure funding through grant writing and event planning.

Kelly graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in psychology, a minor in economics and a Public and Professional Writing Certificate. As an undergrad, Kelly was the student coordinator at her university’s Eye to Eye chapter. In this role she ran a mentoring program for middle school students with learning and attention issues, planned a fundraising gala, and spoke at various events to advocate for students with learning and attention issues.

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Advocacy has always been woven into the fabric of our society. From the very beginning, people have banded together to advocate for their collective interests. We saw this with the Boston Tea Party when colonists were opposed to paying taxes on tea. We saw advocacy play a huge role during the Montgomery Bus Boycott when … Continue reading Join our Young Adult Advocates for #StandwithLD National Day of Action

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