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Miriam Stein, MSW, LICSW

Professional Summary

Miriam Stein is an award-winning advocacy trainer, consultant, speaker and writer. She is committed to helping people of all backgrounds and interests who want to improve social conditions become empowered and effective in expressing their views to lawmakers. Her legislative advocacy workshops focus on identifying the untapped power we all have as constituents, including ways to adapt social work skills, as well as everyday interpersonal skills, to influence public officials.

 Originally a clinical social worker, Miriam shifted to community organization, advocacy and media outreach. In those roles, she was Director of Governmental Affairs at the National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter and Director of Communications at the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Coalition (MIRA).

 Miriam is the author of Make Your Voice Matter with Lawmakers: No Experience Necessary and numerous essays. She is involved in diversity activities in Arlington, MA, her home. She grew up in a bilingual, bicultural home, the daughter of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany.



  • Advocacy
  • Community Engagement
  • Diverse Populations
  • Program Development

Training Specialties

  • Curriculum Development
  • Instruction / Delivery