Why United Way Silicon Valley Advocates

Money alone cannot solve Silicon Valley's most pressing community needs. Public policy can be a significant catalyst for change and that is why advocacy is one strategy that United Way Silicon Valley employs in its ongoing efforts to improve the lives of local people. United Way's advocacy work is focused on improving the systems that shape community conditions to help individuals and families achieve financial stability and independence.

HEALTH: Removing barriers and expanding access to care

EDUCATION: Improving educational opportunities for all children

FINANCIAL STABILITY: Removing barriers to self-sufficiency


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Advocacy Events
United Way World Wide Forum & Hill Day

Day at the Capitol 2014


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United Ways
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Public Policy

2014 Public Policy Goals (PDF)