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December 9, 2020 1:00pm - 4:30pm EST


On December 9, 2020 the Funders Census Initiative (FCI) and the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup hosted the final quarterly census meeting. The meeting brought together nearly 200 practitioners and funders to (1) celebrate the incredible work of national, state, and community-based partners, (2) examine current issues, and (3) look to the future of ongoing census work.

Follow-Up Materials

  • Graphic illustration: A graphic illustration reflecting the collective’s work on the census (link)
  • Six-word stories: A compilation of six-word stories meeting participants contributed, reflecting their census experience (link)
  • 2020 Census playlist: A list of songs participants identified that motivated or inspired them through their census work (link)
  • Next steps: A summary of ideas and suggestions generated by participants during breakout discussions (link)


  • Opening comments & opening  panel of reflections with Gary Bass, Vanita Gupta, Arturo Vargas, and John Yang (link)
  • Reflections by national and state census leaders (link)
  • Keynote from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (link)


As with all FCCP events, the subject matter is strictly limited to non-partisan discussion as outlined in the agenda.