April 04, 2014

Social-Change Lessons From a Rural Community’s Nonprofit Leader

Christy McGill

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In this episode of Making Change, Christy McGill, executive director of Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, in Nevada, discusses the keys to helping struggling communities: include the people you’re trying to help in the planning process and collaborate with government officials and local leaders to minimize bureaucratic obstacles.

Hildy Gottlieb is the co-founder of Creating the Future and author of "The Pollyanna Principles: Reinventing 'Nonprofit Organizations' to Create the Future of Our World." In this podcast, Making Change, she interviews leaders to discuss how those who are working for the greater good can effect more social change. New episodes of Making Change appear once a month.