Lori Cohen serves on the Board for Avodah.
She is the Executive Director of ECPAT-USA, the nation’s leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children. An attorney, Ms. Cohen previously launched and directed an anti-trafficking program within a domestic violence legal service provider, providing representation and comprehensive services for victims, and conducted training sessions for law enforcement, health care professionals and service providers. In April 2013, Ms. Cohen chaired “We Were Slaves: The Jewish Community Unites Against Sex Trafficking,” held at UJA-Federation of New York. Ms. Cohen has taught on the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School and Yale University. She is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. Ms. Cohen has served as an Avodah site supervisor for members of the New York Service Corps for a decade and is the proud mother of a current Avodah Corps member.