This resource from the Census Project explains the importance of full funding of the U.S. Census Bureau in FY 2017.
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This resource from the Census Project explains the importance of the American Community Survey.
This resource from the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) explains what we know about census accuracy and why it matters to funders and their grantees.
This fact sheet from The Leadership Conference Education Fund provides background on Latino households and also details ways for stakeholders to help improve the count of all Latino households in the 2020 Census.
This fact sheet from The Leadership Conference Education Fund provides background on Asian American and NSPI households and also details ways for stakeholders to help improve the count of their households in the 2020 Census.
Funders Census Initiative 2020 created this document on key dates regarding planning and implementation of the 2020 census.
The Leadership Conference Education Fund released answers to common questions regarding the local updating of census addresses (LUCA).
Background on the critical nature of the Census as a part of the private sector.
Guidance on how your foundation can play a role in engaging the business sector to help achieve a successful 2020 Census.
A memo from the Census Bureau with a list of locations for the 248 planned Area Census Offices (i.e. "local" offices).
Checklist for legislators on how they can help ensure a fair and accurate census in their state. Developed on behalf of National Conference of State Legislatures by Jeffrey M. Wise, Special Counsel, New York State Assembly.
Report by Dr. William (Bill) O’Hare about special challenges that will make some rural areas and populations difficult to count accurately.
A Municipal Complete Count Committee is a mutually beneficial partnership – at the highest level—within each city. The mayor often appoints members of the Complete Count Committee (CCC). Committees consist of influential community leaders who are charged with developing a census awareness campaign.
This toolkit from the Funders Census Initiative (a working group of Funders' Committee for Civic Participation) provides helpful information, resources, and guidance for grantmakers who want to help ensure a fair and accurate census and explains why an accurate count is particularly critical for the communities you serve.
A national hub on the undercount of young children. The Count All Kids Committee is a group of national, state and local children’s organizations and allies that have joined together to ensure our nation’s children are counted in the 2020 Census.
From the National League of CIties, this action guide provides local leaders with objective information about and resources to prepare for the upcoming 2020 Census.
A leave behind for meetings with Congress on the importance of the American Community Survey (ACS).
A leave behind for meetings with Congress on why full funding matters.
Talking points to address census appropriations for FY 2017 and FY 2018 in the skinny budget proposed by the Trump Administration. These talking points are helpful for informing members of Congress, their staff, and coalition partners about what’s at stake with this budget proposal.
This document from the Leadership Conference Education Fund explores why the 2020 census is a civil rights issue; why the census is an urgent issue; principles of a fair and accurate census; and what action is needed.