More than 33 PSO organizations signed onto a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Find materials for this session focused on the 2020 Census held at the 2018 PolicyWorks Institute before Foundations on the Hill
February 8, 2017 policy update regarding the Census from Terri Ann Lowenthal, including more details on the White House proposal re immigration status question.
Materials created by or for philanthropy-serving organizations around advocating for adequate funding for the upcoming census in 2020.
Join this webinar to learn how census data is used in congressional, state and local redistricting, and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott; how efforts to draw out non-citizens or non-voters undermines one person, one vote, and the foundation of our democracy; and what needs to be done to ensure communities are represented.
National, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in unanimous opposition; more than 30 philanthropy-serving organizations also speak out
This is one of the few opportunities for philanthropy to make its case that the citizenship question should be removed from the census questionnaire. Regardless of whether public comments will move the Trump administration to reverse its decision, this establishes an important record for the public, Congress and the courts to consider.
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020! Join a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ensuring a fair and accurate count.
David Biemesderfer, President and CEO of United Philanthropy Forum, issued a statement after Commerce Secretary Ross approved the inclusion of an untested question on citizenship status in his 2020 census questions submission to Congress.
Join us to learn more about important milestones before and during the 2020 Census, and ways your foundation can support "Get Out the Count" activities, including participation in state and local Complete Count Committees.