March 5, 2018

Participate in a Community Listening Session

What determines how well and how long you live?

Would it surprise you to know that, even in Johnson County, where you live matters?
If you are a Johnson County resident, join us on March 21 at 1:30pm for an hour-long conversation about how you experience health and quality of life.
The event is a part of the planning process for the Johnson County Health Equity Network - a UCS' facilitated initiative to address health disparities in Johnson County.
Creating health equity ensures that everyone who lives in Johnson County has a fair opportunity to be as healthy as possible. That means understanding and removing obstacles to health like poverty and discrimination and their consequences - lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and health care.
The March 21 listening session will provide important details about the everyday experiences of Johnson County residents, which will help the Health Equity Network develop a plan to improve health and well-being for everyone.
Participants will receive a gift card as compensation for their time, and refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so RSVP today!

Johnson County Human Service Safety Net Overview

UCS annually tracks data on key safety net supports that impact work and income, basic needs, health, wellness and safety for Johnson County residents of all ages.
The Human Service Safety Net benefits everyone and is an important part of a healthy, thriving community. It helps ensure that individuals and families in Johnson County can contribute to society, regardless of their challenges or circumstances. These programs and services provide a pathway out of poverty and create opportunity for our community's most vulnerable residents.  Please find UCS' latest overview here.

Make A Donation: Giving to honor our past and prepare for our future is a great way to help us celebrate 50 years and those who have served our community through UCS.  We are happy to offer this easy online giving option.

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