Alan Van Capelle
President and CEO, Educational Alliance
Alan van Capelleis a nationally recognized leader in the field of civil rights and social justice. As President and CEO of Educational Alliance, he leads a network of community centers that brings together and partners with diverse communities in Lower Manhattan, offering individuals and families high-quality, multi-generational programs and services that enhance their well-being and socioeconomic opportunities.Mr. van Capelle won major legislative victories for LGBTQ rights as Executive Director of the Empire State Pride Agenda, and was the leading architect of the campaign for marriage equality in New York. Mr. van Capelle earned his MPA from Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor and teaches on organizational culture, and a Bachelor of Science from the City University of New York.