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Census Policy Update: What’s in Store for 2018? (Updated on 02/13!)

2018 is a pivotal year on the road to the 2020 Census. Early field preparations have started; the ‘dress rehearsal’ will take place in Providence County, RI; and the Census Bureau must finalize counting methods and develop a multi-faceted communications plan. As the pace of census activities accelerates, we recap the major policy issues to watch in the coming months.


FCCP 2018 Convening Audio Recording – Money in Politics Keynote

Keynote: Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains Table Discussions: Playing the Long Game for an Open + Equitable Democracy Plenary Description: Power, money, and the radical right’s 60 year-long game have paid off in the anti-democratic, corporatist, racist and xenophobic policies we now see unfolding at the state and federal levels.





Funding Advocacy Around the Census

Funding Advocacy Around the Census A message from Gary Bass, Executive Director of the Bauman Foundation: While the legal opinion linked to above was written for the Bauman Foundation, which is a private foundation, it is very helpful in providing a roadmap for how private foundations in general can play a role in promoting a fair and accurate census.