2020 Self-Response Analysis Webinars

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The Funders Census Initiative, in coordination with Census Counts and the CUNY Mapping Service, hosted a weekly — then bimonthly — briefing for funders and practitioners during the 2020 Census self-response phase.



Member Resource Recording: COVID-19 and the Impact on 2020 Census Outreach: Shifting tactics to get out the count

Presented by Census Counts Campaign’s States Count Action Network, State Voices, Leadership Conference Education Fund, Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation’s (FCCP) Funders Census Initiative Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1 PM Eastern Slides Webinar Recording This webinar featured state practitioners who shared how COVID-19 and the Census Bureau’s adjusted operational timeline are impacting 2020 Census outreach.

Member Resource Recording: COVID-19 and the Impact on Civic Engagement in 2020

Presented by FCCP & State Voices Friday, March 20 at 3pm Eastern Webinar Recording Follow Up Q&A + Resources Invitation: Join practitioners and fellow funders for a conversation on how COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’) is impacting 2020 civic engagement programs, organizations, and people, and discuss how to support shifts in program and operations.

JUNE FIRST MONDAY DISCUSSION: The Third Branch – Why Courts Matter + What Philanthropy Can Do

This discussion examined why the courts matter to all the substantive issues we care about, and offers new thinking about how best to engage the public as third-branch defenders. Speakers discussed how foundations can support work that affirms the courts as an independent check on power, and as an important bulwark against anti-democratic forces. This resource includes the webinar recording, our list of key takeaways and contact information to learn more.

Member Resource David vs. Goliath: How Arizona Advocates Won Victories in the Fight Against Extremism

In this webinar, we explore the story of Arizona and the lessons we can learn from local leaders about the context of politics and organizing in Arizona, the findings from an evaluation of the One Arizona Voter Engagement Table, and the strategies that were most effective in supporting the work of leaders taking charge of the agenda in their state during the 2016 elections.