Produced by The Census Project, this toolkit offers information, resource and guidance for local stakeholders who want to create a coalition to help preserve a fair and accurate decennial census and comprehensive American Community Survey (ACS).
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees infographic on national and California census undercount data.
What a strange and important time we are living through. Many of our institutions and democratic practices are being challenged, damaged and in some cases reaffirmed and strengthened. How does this impact the context and culture in which philanthropy supports institutions and practice of democracy? What are Forum members doing to strengthen civic engagement?
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Council on Foundations, Media Impact Funders, PEAK Grantmaking, and Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity.
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.