For Immediate Release
Contact: Jocelyn Bissonnette, Director, Funders Census Initiative email@example.com
On August 5, 506 philanthropic leaders, representing nearly every state across the country, issued a letter to the US Department of Commerce with a clear message: Don’t cut the census short.
April 1, 2020
Today is 2020 Census Day! The Census Bureau’s massive outreach operation is in full swing, self-responses are coming in (and being reported) daily, and despite the impact of COVID-19 on in-person outreach, organizations in every state are working hard to Get-Out-the-Count.
On April 1, the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) joined 29 national, regional, state, and community-based philanthropic institutions on an amicus brief
to the United States Supreme Court in Department of Commerce v.
Dear Census Funder Community:
Today is the one-year mark from the 2020 Census reference date, April 1, 2020.
Unprecedented: More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census
National, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in unanimous opposition; more than 30 philanthropy-serving organizations also speak out
Contact: Gary Bass, 202/328-2040, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thirty-five philanthropic institutions signed a letter of public comment urging the Census Bureau to count incarcerated persons at their home residence in the 2020 Census, instead of at the prison facility in which they are housed on Census Day.