Organizing for Change
About This Show
Have you ever wished you could hear what others are doing to make a difference in their world? This podcast will give you the opportunity to hear from amazing creators of change from all walks of life. The goal of the Organizing for Change Podcast is to equip coalitions, organizations, and individuals to bring change to their community.
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07 - Using Data to Advance Your Mission
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Goal: “to equip coalitions, organizations, and individuals to bring change to their community”
Welcome to Episode 007 of the Podcast: Using Data to Advance Your Mission
In this episode you will hear why it is so important to use data to advance your mission.
Guests: Lyn Frano & Stephanie Patton - from the OASIS Coalition
Bio- Lyn Frano:
Lyn Frano is a Licensed Social Worker with over 27 years of experience working with children, youth, and families. Lyn currently works for the OASIS coalition to coordinate 4 Massachusetts communities to address substance use disorder by using the coalition model. Lyn formerly worked in the Weymouth Health Department and coordinated the efforts of the 5 year federal Drug Free Communities Support Program grant and Mayor Kay’s Opiate Task Force
Bio- Stephanie Patton:
Stephanie Patton, MPH is seen as a prevention leader in the state of Massachusetts by her peers. She has been the Prevention Coordinator for Organizing Against Substances in Stoughton (OASIS) in Stoughton, Massachusetts since 2012, but has been involved with OASIS since its inception in 2004. A primary focus of her work has been policy change at the local, regional and state level. Prior to this role, Stephanie served as the Program Director for the Southeast Center for Healthy Communities, where she provided technical assistance to substance abuse prevention coalitions throughout Southeastern MA. Stephanie brings over 15 years of experience in public health, substance abuse prevention and coalition building. She has presented nationally on coalition development and other topics and has extensive experience in developing and leading trainings. Stephanie has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelor’s Degree from Wellesley College.
Host, Amanda Decker joins Steve Wright from R&R Partners to talk about how good communication creates effective change.
OASIS Website: http://stoughtonoasis.org/
OASIS on Twitter: @stoughtonoasis
OASIS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stoughtonoasis/
CADCA Website: www.cadca.org
MassTapp Website and Planning Tools: http://masstapp.edc.org/sapc-pla