Staff / Alaina Hohnarth


Alaina Hohnarth, Director of Program Development 

Alaina is the Director of Program Development at the Women's Prison Association. In her current role she develops and submits proposals for new and continued government funding, guides new program design and implementation, and is involved with quality improvement of programs. Prior to joining WPA she held positions as an analyst, researcher, and adjunct professor. Alaina enjoys volunteering with local initiatives across NYC that bring transparency and accountability to the criminal legal system.

"WPA envisions a community where our reliance on incarceration as a default response to harm has been replaced by constructive, community-driven, and community-enhancing responses."
- Georgia Lerner, WPA's Executive Director
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