Our Advocacy Platform

Advocacy is a critical piece of our work at United Way of Washtenaw County because it is one of the most effective tools we can use to promote our community’s needs. That’s why we work every day to bring our partners, supporters, civic leaders and community members together to speak out on Health, Education and Financial Stability issues that are the heart of our mission. 
Raise awareness about a cause you care about by using your voice to create change. Advocating is crucial to a community’s success. By calling, emailing, or even tweeting your elected officials you can help us spread the word about the change that needs to happen in Washtenaw County.
Click HERE and HERE for elected officials contact information. is a new online voter resource to help Ann Arbor residents be informed about local candidates and proposals in Ann Arbor. The site also provides basic info on how to register, how to vote absentee and where to go on Election Day, as well as features like a photo gallery, a glossary of election terms, and tools to help promote awareness of local elections. This effort is a project of The CivCity Initiative, a nonpartisan nonprofit that's working to build a more informed, engaged community. Check it out! 

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