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.

A Profile of Black Johnson County Residents

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2021 Johnson County Data Snapshot: Population, Income, and Poverty

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Health Insurance Status and the Case for Medicaid Expansion in Kansas

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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 5-25-23: Reflection on Connectedness; Human Service Summit 2023; Perspectives on Homelessness; Dignity Project Update

When We Show Up: A Reflection Hope and Connectedness Matt ClarkRecovery Support Team LeaderJohnson County Mental Health Center“We are providers ...
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Enews 5-18-23: Human Service Summit 2023; Perspectives on Homelessness; 2023 County Health Rankings; Medicaid Renewal Presentation

Register Today for June 21 Human Service Summit Our 2023 Human Service Summit will bring attention to one of Johnson ...
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Enews 5-11-23: Executive Director Search; HSF Pre-Proposal Meeting; Human Service Summit 2023

UCS Seeks Its Next Executive Director United Community Services of Johnson County has retained OMNI HRM to assist in the ...
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