Our 2023 Impact Report
See the incredible impact we made TOGETHER!
Recently, Metro United Way was a strong advocate for employer-employee child care assistance, which has been adopted by both Kentucky and Indiana. This provides funding to help employers offer a child care benefit to their employees.
But policy change can be slow moving.
“A win for us is to see growth in each item of our policy agenda on an annual basis,” McReynolds explained. “A big part of it is building solidarity and those partnerships with other organizations around important issues. That’s a win for community, too.
“Even if we don’t see a direct bill or policy passed, there’s still a lot of progress made.”
Stand with us!
The first thing every individual should do is make sure they are registered to vote, and exercise that right. Kentucky residents can register to vote online here, and Indiana residents can do the same by clicking or tapping here.
We also want to help you engage directly with lawmakers to have your personal stories and priorities heard.
To get involved and advocate for thriving kids, strong households, and an equitable community, join us for Live United Day at the Indiana Statehouse on Jan. 31, 2024, or Live United Day at the Kentucky Capitol on Feb. 20, 2024.
“We all want to see things happen, and the more that we row together, the faster we’re going to get there,” McReynolds said.
To sign up for advocacy alerts and learn how to contact your lawmakers, click or tap here.