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Be a Voice for Change

Raise Your Voice, Make a Difference

Advocacy is a powerful tool for change, and at the United Way of Northeast Michigan, we believe that informed, engaged community members can drive significant improvements in education, health, and financial stability. By lending your voice to advocate for policies and practices that support the most vulnerable among us, you play a crucial role in building a stronger, more equitable community.

Why Advocacy Matters

Your advocacy efforts can:

  • Influence local and state policies to better support community needs.
  • Raise public awareness about critical issues facing our neighbors.
  • Mobilize others to take action and contribute to collective change efforts.

How You Can Get Involved

  • Learn About the Issues: Educate yourself on the current challenges and opportunities within our focus areas of education, health, and financial stability.
  • Speak Up: Contact your elected officials to express your support for or opposition to policies affecting our community. We provide resources to help you communicate effectively.
  • Participate in Campaigns: Join United Way-led advocacy campaigns that align with your passions. Whether through social media, community forums, or public demonstrations, your participation is invaluable.
  • Educate Others: Share your knowledge and experiences with your network to inspire others to join the advocacy effort.

Your Impact as an Advocate

  • Every action you take makes a difference. By choosing to advocate with the United Way of Northeast Michigan, you join a community of compassionate individuals committed to positive change. Together, we can address the root causes of societal challenges and create lasting improvements in the lives of all our community members.


Ready to become an advocate for change? Learn more about our current advocacy initiatives and how you can get involved. Your voice has the power to transform our community for the better.