Key points from Census Counts on a full-year direct appropriation for the 2020 Census in the next enacted legislative vehicle.
Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) sent a letter to Steven Dillingham, the Director of the Census Bureau, requesting that the agency moves swiftly to ramp up census preparations.
This list provides the contact information for recipients of the Census Equity Fund Grants up to September 2019.
Ana Marie Argilagos, President and CEO of Hispanics in Philanthropy facilitates the closing conversation for lucheon plenary session at United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 Annual Conference in Cleveland on July 17 with LaTosha Brown, co-founder of the Black Voters Matter, and Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights about the role of philanthropy in our democracy.
This spreadsheet provides the results of a Forum survey that asked PSOs to report their census activities and advocacy in preparation for the 2020 Census.
Census fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 August Recess Guide contains information for PSOs to make the most out of the August recess, including ideas for engaging members of Congress, meeting tips, talking points on key policy issues, and more.
The national Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup shared the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Census Equity Fund. The Fund supports census preparation and outreach in regions with high proportions of historically undercounted populations and fewer philanthropic resources.
FCI Consultant and census expert Terri Ann Lowenthal has prepared a memo, Census Federal Policy Update: July 2019, which covers the latest on federal appropriations for the Census Bureau and open Federal Register Notices on the Post Enumeration Survey and the Final LUCA Appeals Process
United Philanthropy Forum submitted a letter to Representative Serrano and the House Appropriations Committee to protect section 534 in the FY 2020 CJS Appropriations legislation (H.R. 3055). This provision would prohibit the addition of questions on the 2020 Census that were not part of the 2018 End-to-End Census Test.