Ilana Cohen is a junior at The Beacon School in New York City with a passion for politics and international affairs. She encourages youth engagement in local democracy as a member of the District 39 Participatory Budgeting District Committee and the founder of her district’s PB Youth Committee, as well as through her work as the Media and Electoral Outreach Coordinator of the Youth Progressive Policy Group. At school, Ilana is a leader of the Model UN and Model Congress clubs, the General Manager of the Project A.B.L.E. chapter, and the co-editor-in-chief of the student newspaper, “The Beacon Beat.”
Ilana CohenWe all know that students are more than capable of shaping our communities and advocating for national policy change. That’s why from Florida to New York, we are lobbying for common sense gun reform...Continue reading
Ilana CohenThe Youth Progressive Policy Group (YPPG) is a student-led coalition with a clear mission: to successfully pass the Young Voter Act, a bill dedicated to lowering the voting age in New York State to 17...Continue reading
Ilana CohenI woke up on November 8th of 2016 feeling shattered. After a year of volunteering at the Hillary for America Brooklyn headquarters and working as the New York lead for the High Schoolers for Hillary O...Continue reading
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