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Webinar: Philanthropy’s Response to the Addition of a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

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Participate. Convene. Invest.: A Call to Action for the 2020 Census

Monday, April 9, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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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.

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What Happens After the “Win”? - Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns

Monday, February 26, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Webinar

Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat.

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January Election Series Discussion: 5 Legal Rules Every Foundation Should Know for the 2018 Elections

Monday, January 8, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Whether a seasoned advocate or at a foundation determined to step into the civic engagement realm for the first time, start the new year with a refresher on the breadth of activities foundations can legally engage in and fund while remaining nonpa

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KEY 2020 Census Milestones: Preparing to Invest in a Fair and Accurate Count

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Webinar

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.

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October Issue of Forum Policy Playbook Released

Release Date: 
10/09/2017

The October edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on how to engage in elections. With off-year elections coming up in November, it is an appropriate time to focus on this issue, and perhaps stimulate some thinking on how your organization might get engaged in the elections in 2018 and beyond.shington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.

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