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.

COVID-19 Impact on Employment: A Retrospective

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Economic Outcomes for Women in Johnson County

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Johnson County Human Service Safety Net 2021

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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 4-1-21: Women’s History Month; Economic Outcomes for Women; ACA Enrollment Support

Editorial - Women's History Month Reflections As we celebrated the role of women in society this past month, I took ...
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Enews 3/18/21: 2020 Human Services Factsheet; COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

Johnson County 's 2020 Human Services Factsheet Highlights Areas of Need for County's Vulnerable UCS released its annual Investments in ...
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Enews 3-4-21: Housing for All Task Force; Wages and Cost of Living in Johnson County

Johnson County Housing For All Task Force Underway UCS, in partnership with Johnson County and its municipalities, recently launched the ...
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