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 2015-2019

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Johnson County 2015-2019

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Wyandotte County 2015-2019

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Cass County 2015-2019

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Clay County 2015-2019

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Platte County 2015-2019

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Jackson County 2015-2019

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Enews 10-14-21: Growing Diversity in Jo Co; Child Care Sustainability Grants; Health Insurance Deadlines

2020 Census Data Shows Growing Diversity in Johnson County According to the 2020 U.S. Decennial Census results, Johnson County grew ...
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Enews 9-30-21: 2021 CoC NOFO Released; Continuum of Care; Kansas Promise Scholarship

HUD releases 2021 CoC Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), KS-505 publishes updated competition timeline The U.S. Department of Housing and ...
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Enews 9-16-21: Emergency Housing Vouchers; Childcare, Rental and Utility Assistance; Expanded Child Tax Credit

Johnson County’s Housing Authority and Continuum of Care on Homelessness Collaborate on Emergency Housing Vouchers As the lead agency for Johnson ...
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