Jennifer Cohn

Development & Grant Manager

As the Development & Grant Manager, Jen's role is to help tell our clients' stories and ensure the sustainability of the organization. 

Jen received her BA in History from the University Vermont, with a concentration in African and Middle Eastern history. Prior to joining Day One, she held development and communications positions at the Arab-American Family Support Center and Union Settlement Association. Both are community-based organizations that provide social services to predominately immigrant and underresourced populations. She spent the summer of 2015 in Lebanon as an ESL and creative writing teacher to refugee youth.  

Jen was born and raised in Rhode Island, but has lived in New York City for the past 4 years. Jen is committed to advocating for and amplifying the voices of marginalized individuals and communities.