About Dana

Dana Alas has spent her career working to improve the job standards of health care workers. As the Organizing Director of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest health care union in Massachusetts, Dana works to increase the power of union members, advocating for and alongside low-income workers, immigrant workers, and workers of color to win some of the highest job standards for health care workers in the country. Since joining 1199 SEIU as a New Organizer in 2003, Dana has risen through the organization’s ranks, gaining extensive experience in grassroots health care organizing, as well as statewide strategic leadership in both Massachusetts and New York.

In addition to her grassroots organizing and leadership experience, Dana brings state-level health advocacy expertise and strong connections to emerging leaders and campaigns in many of Massachusetts gateway cities to her role as a member of the Health Care For All Board of Directors.

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