Education & Advocacy/Community Data

Education & Advocacy

Illuminating Needs and Solutions

Illuminating needs and solutions by providing information, trend analysis, and documentation to inform human service planning, and the policies and funding which affect them.

Greater public understanding of needs and enhanced community advocacy

  • Analyze census data and administrative records to monitor trends and document current and emerging human service issues.
  • Educate about and advocate for public policy decisions to preserve and strengthen the safety net.
  • Provide contractual services to United Way of Greater Kansas City to document regional trends and assist with Community Impact implementation.

Community Data

United Community Services is continually reviewing both quantitative and qualitative data about local and regional conditions to better understand how poverty and homelessness impact the quality of life in Johnson County and the Kansas City region. The data is then used to create fact sheets, reports, and presentations on local conditions to raise awareness and advocate for a community response to assure that people have the opportunity to live safe, healthy and productive lives. For more information, contact Julie Brewer.

Health Insurance Coverage in Johnson County

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COVID-19 Impact on Employment: A Retrospective

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Economic Outcomes for Women in Johnson County

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A Plan to Increase Income through Employment

A Plan to Increase Income through Employment ...
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From Foster Care to Independence

From Foster Care to Independence ...
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Becoming Trauma Informed

Becoming Trauma Informed ...
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6 County 2014-2018

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Johnson County 2014-2018

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Wyandotte County 2014-2018

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Cass County 2014-2018

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Clay County 2014-2018

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Jackson County 2014-2018

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Platte County 2014-2018

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Enews 3-27-21: Human Service Summit; Housing Toolkit; Rental & Utility Assistance; ACA Enrollment; Broadband Support

Register NOW for UCS' 2021 Virtual Human Service Summit Building Healthy Communities = Raising the Bar Join UCS for the ...
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Enews 5-13-21: Human Service Fund Meeting; Homebuying Experience; Human Service Summit; Rental and Utility Assistance; ACA Enrollment Support

Human Service Fund Grant Cycle and Pre-Proposal Meeting The 2022 Human Service Fund (HSF) grant cycle is now open! Applications ...
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Enews 4-15-21: COVID-19 Impact on Employment; Rental and Utility Assistance; ACA Enrollment

COVID-19 Impact on Employment: A Retrospective The COVID-19 shutdown began around the week of March 21, 2020. In the first ...
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