Announcing the Results of the Stronger Democracy Award: Meet the Awardees!
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Alice Johnson Cain

Executive Director, The Moriah Fund

The Honorable Alice Johnson Cain is Executive Director of The Moriah Fund, as well as a former Delegate in the Maryland General Assembly. There, she worked to address education inequities – most notably increasing marginalized students’ access to advanced coursework, mental health supports, teaching excellence, and restorative justice.

Alice has 30+ years of experience in nonprofit management and government.  This includes serving as the chief education advisor to Chairman George Miller (Education and Labor Committee) and as education policy advisor to Senator Paul Simon. She also served in leadership roles at the Children’s Defense Fund and Teach Plus.  

Alice has published numerous op-eds, articles, and reports, including a report published by Fulbright New Zealand that proposed education policy recommendations that were later adopted by the New Zealand government. She serves on the board of the Black Voices for Black Justice Fund and Strong Future Maryland.