Alan Cohen

Class of 2019

Best known for his years of work advancing early learning systems, Alan Cohen is a seasoned executive leader with demonstrated experience supporting low-income children by applying business strategies and entrepreneurial spirit to complex problems faced by government, private, and non-profit organizations.

During PLS, Cohen focused on developing the Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL), a new entity tasked with bringing together a broad coalition of partners and mobilizing collective resources towards the goal of reducing child poverty in Dallas by 50 percent over the next 20 years.

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