To advocate means shining a light on the issues that affect the Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County and lending our voice to ensure opportunities for children and families to thrive. It is crucial to our success as a community. United Way engages in public policy advocacy because – as a nearly 100-year-old institution – we have the longstanding community connections and firsthand experience to help guide policy makers as they tackle the problems that our community.

United Way’s Policy Agenda
We work with United Way Worldwide and other United Ways across Texas to create a strong, unified voice on specific policy issues.

United Way’s of Texas and Worldwide advocates for causes including education, financial stability, and health. 

Download the United Ways of Texas 2022 Public Policy Agenda here.

Download the United Ways of Texas 2021 Public Policy Agenda here.

To learn more about what happened last legislative session and our advocacy wins,

read our 87th Legislative Session Wrap-Up Report here.

Digital Connectivity Sign-On Letter for 87th Legislature

Testimony to Senate Transportation on SB 5

Testimony to Human Services on HB 5

How can YOU get involved?
It’s easier than you think. You can start by signing up for our action alerts. Calling, emailing, or even tweeting your representative can help us spread the word about the changes our community needs. We provide a nonpartisan platform for people to take meaningful action that makes a difference.


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