2017 UCS Navigating the Future: a Community Conversation
05/04/2017 11:44 AM

Please join United Community Services (UCS) and participate in a community conversation about human service needs and solutions in Johnson County.  This is a unique opportunity to come together with representatives from various community sectors who care deeply about the future of our community.



8:30 a.m. - NOON

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center 

(former King Louie building)

8788 Metcalf

Overland Park, KS 66212 


The morning kicks off with a panel of leaders from the education, faith, human service, funder and business sectors discussing challenges and opportunities facing Johnson County and the importance of cross sector collaboration, moderated by Steve Kraske.  During the session, attendees will participate in visioning discussions around a vibrant Johnson County and the roles each sector can play in strengthening our community's residents.  The event concludes with a panel of elected leaders sharing the growing role local government plays in addressing health and human service needs moderated by Elizabeth Alex.


 Sponsorship opportunities are below.



About USC: Since 1967, UCS has been the catalyst and resource to ensure that the human service system meets the needs of Johnson County, Kansas residents. UCS provides information, trends analysis and documentation to enhance community-wide planning and decision-making. When this information suggests the need for closer examination of specific issues, UCS responds by providing leadership for community action in the following ways:

  • Convening people to focus cooperatively on the common good;
  • Mobilizing community partners to improve human service delivery;
  • Partnering with local governments to support allocation of funds to address human needs;
  • Advocating for policy choices that effectively promote positive outcomes for people; and
  • Leveraging resources to increase service capacity.

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