Advocacy | Volunteering

9 Ways You Can Choose to Challenge Gender Inequity

Challenges faced together are often easier to manage. That’s true no matter your age or stage in life. Having someone who is by your side to help you face challenges is the power of mentorships! So for this...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

The Golden State Stimulus Prioritizes Relief Efforts with CalEITC

California just passed a historic stimulus package that will inject much needed resources into communities most heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Bay Area has been tracking the stimulus negotiations and we are encouraged about a...

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Advocacy | United Way Bay Area

What You Need to Know About the Golden State Stimulus

January marks the beginning of budget season in Sacramento, with the Governor issuing his initial budget proposal for the year. The proposal lays out the administration’s wish list for spending on a wide range of issues that encompass...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area 2020 Voter Guide

It’s 2020 and a huge election year. The upcoming state and national elections may be one of the most defining elections in U.S. history—but it doesn’t stop at the presidential election. In addition to the candidates on your...

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Advocacy | Education | Impact

Living our mission at the ballot box–yes on 15

As a nonprofit leader, I’ve always strongly believed that nonprofit organizations cannot truly meet their missions through programmatic work alone. For United Way Bay Area to meet our mission of breaking the cycle of poverty and strengthening the...

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Advocacy | Volunteering

Plan. Vote. Share.

Election day is around the corner. Thousands of people have taken the Vote pledge and now is the time to fulfill that pledge. For many people having a plan to vote helps make getting to the polls easier....

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Advocacy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Advocating For An Equal Chance For All

UWBA advocates at state capitol in support of California’s children and immigrant families It’s state budget season in Sacramento and our legislators are hard at work hammering out the details of this year’s state budget. While our leaders...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Show your support for tax refunds.

Act to help more Bay Area families get the tax returns they deserve.   Congress gets back to work this month after its summer recess and legislators will have their hands full with a number of pressing items....

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Advocacy | Basic Needs | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Could Inclusionary Zoning alleviate the Bay Area’s housing crisis?

Living and working in the Bay Area can be extremely rewarding. From great weather to a vibrant economy to ethnic and cultural diversity, our region offers a number of rewards for potential residents. However for many working families,...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area Takes the Fight for Working Families to Washington

Ever wonder what the best way is for one of the nation’s largest non-profit networks to affect change at the national level?  Easy—get 90 United Way leaders from 31 states to convene in Washington D.C. to meet with...

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