Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Alan de León

Alan M. de León

Alan M. de León

MPA

Biography

Alan de León most recently worked as a social worker and educator for homeless and migrant youth in the southeast Houston area. His experience working with at-risk students in underprivileged neighborhoods, combined with his prior experience serving municipalities in New York as well as Brazil, catalyzed his interests in fiscal policy and its relation to housing and labor policy. Alan is from Houston, Texas and earned his bachelor's degree with honors in philosophy and politics from The New School. He is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.