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WPI March Lunch & Learn: Food Insecurity

Join us for our first Lunch and Learn of the year on March 31, where we will hear from Alan Cohen, President and CEO of Child Poverty Action Lab, who will cover food insecurity in our community. We will also have a review of agency financials and operational structures in preparation for our April Site Visit to Community Basket Mobile Farmers Market. Members can attend either virtually or in person, with lunch being provided for those who are able to join us in person.

About Our Speaker
Alan Cohen is the President & CEO of the Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL). Best known locally for his work at the Dallas Independent School District (DISD), Cohen was the architect of DISD’s nationally recognized early childhood education strategy. He has also held roles as the President & CEO of Washington State’s public-private partnership for early learning and as a key member of the startup team that launched the Commit Partnership in Dallas. Alan is a recent graduate of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a joint initiative between the Presidential Centers of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B Johnson. He volunteers locally on the boards of TexProtects, United To Learn, and Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas. Cohen earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and his BA in Sociology from Tulane University.

About the Mary M. Jalonick Women’s Philanthropy Institute
The mission of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is to educate, inspire, and empower women to become confident and engaged donors at every stage of their philanthropic journey while connecting them with the needs of the community and the organizations addressing those needs. Learn more about WPI >

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