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Advocacy is about more than signing petitions or writing letters to elected officials. It’s about understanding the issues, speaking up and promoting your beliefs to your family, friends and neighbors.

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Our Public Policy Platform

United Way will work in collaboration with volunteers, community partners and health and human service advocates to support these policy positions and principals at the local, regional and state levels in 2016

To read our public policy agenda, click here.


One of the easiest ways to affect change in your community is by voting. Whether the issue be local, statewide or national, your vote is one way to raise your voice. If you’re not yet registered to vote, get signed up:

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