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Health4All in Sacramento

On May 16, UWBA Public Policy staff joined a diverse coalition of advocates from across California for the Health4All lobby day in Sacramento.

Guest Post: Live United, Rise Together

"I’ve always wanted to be part of the United Way Capitol Day delegation to lobby for legislation. This year I finally got my chance."

UWBA Takes on Sacramento

It’s that time of the year again –United Ways of California’s annual Capitol Day in Sacramento.

Let's Talk Jobs

One week from today, people across the nation will gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving.

Youth Jobs+ Intern Spotlight: Pilar from Triple Voodoo

Youth Jobs+ has connected more than 19,000 young people with jobs...

Basic Needs

Guest Post: Live United, Rise Together

"I’ve always wanted to be part of the United Way Capitol Day delegation to lobby for legislation. This year I finally got my chance."

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Health4All in Sacramento

On May 16, UWBA Public Policy staff joined a diverse coalition of advocates from across California for the Health4All lobby day in Sacramento.

Guest Post: Live United, Rise Together

"I’ve always wanted to be part of the United Way Capitol Day delegation to lobby for legislation. This year I finally got my chance."

UWBA Takes on Sacramento

It’s that time of the year again –United Ways of California’s annual Capitol Day in Sacramento.

January 29 is EITC Awareness Day

This year, the state Earned Income Tax Credit adds to the poverty-fighting power of the federal EITC.

2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey

547 nonprofit organizations, reporting on over 27,000 jobs, participated in the 2015 survey

Local Law Firms Rise to the Challenge

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP hosted this year’s Koko Challenge Awards Ceremony.

100 families lifted out of poverty

Just over a month ago, we set the bar high. We asked you to help us pull 100 families out of poverty by the end of December.

We're Putting Our Money Where Our Hearts Are

United Way of the Bay Area employees donned their giving hats and took part in 2 weeks of fundraising activities.

JPMorgan Chase Lends a Hand through SF Youth Jobs+

Partnering with the Mayor, partners & employers, Youth Jobs+ program connected 7,678 youth with jobs