Dawn Boudwin has over a decade of experience in campaigns, organizing, and coalition building. She is the Director of Program and Partnerships at the Alliance for Youth Action. In this role, Dawn manages the Alliance’s talented and awesome program team and spearheads the Alliance’s “incubation” process to expand the network of state-based youth organizations. Dawn also leads partnership work with national, state, and local organizations, companies, and brands to elevate the Alliance’s affiliates and youth organizing partners to further the organization’s electoral and issue campaign goals.
Prior to joining the Alliance, Dawn served as the Deputy National Political Director at America Votes (AV). Dawn was with AV for more than 5 years where she cultivated and maintained coalitions. These coalitions focused on both electoral and issue-based work. In addition to the coalition work, Dawn served as a liaison between state and national AV and executed AV’s election modernization work at the national level. Dawn has also held positions at AFSCME, DCCC, and the Atlas Project.
Dawn currently resides in Washington, DC, but is a born and bred Tar Heel. She has B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.