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.
Interested in learning more about Foundations on the Hill? Please use this list to find your state and the contact information for who to get in touch with for further information.
The November 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on taking policy positions and creating a legislative agenda. We look at the common traits of successful legislative agendas; comment on the benefits of having a process in place to consider expedited approval of policy positions; and share samples from members that are engaging in this work.
A memo from the Census Bureau with a list of locations for the 248 planned Area Census Offices (i.e. "local" offices).
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.
Guidance on how your foundation can play a role in engaging the business sector to help achieve a successful 2020 Census.
Background on the critical nature of the Census as a part of the private sector.
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.
The Leadership Conference Education Fund released answers to common questions regarding the local updating of census addresses (LUCA).
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.