This report examines funder models for census engagement in a handful of states, including overarching themes and best practices for coordinating with other funders and PSOs, nonprofits, and government.
March First Monday Discussion
Monday, March 4th | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 1PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT
Following the 2018 midterm elections, pro democracy organizing established gains that demonstrated how citizen driven initiatives can realign power and mitigate the influence of corporate and special interest money in areas spanning from local elections to movement building.
A timeline for grantmakers interested in supporting a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
Upcoming Census Webinars
To add an upcoming census webinar to this list, contact Jocelyn Bissonnette: email@example.com
Tuesday, March 19
FCI 2020 Census Messaging Testing — Latino Immigrant Research
The webinar will present findings from the San Joaquin Valley Census Research survey and focus groups research on Latino immigrants’ willingness to respond to a census without or with a citizenship question in 2020.
February First Monday Discussion
Monday, February 4th | 2 – 3:15 PM ET | 1 – 2:15 PM CT | 12 – 1:15 PM MT | 11 – 12:15 PM PT
As the 116th Congress kicks off and the 2020 Presidential race begins in earnest, advocates, policymakers and candidates have the opportunity to set the stage for advancing an economic agenda featuring climate-forward jobs and key priorities.
FCI Briefing Series: Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results
The Funders Census Initiative is pleased to present these briefings on census messaging results in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
All around the country, philanthropy is mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
January First Monday Discussion
Debriefing the 2018 Elections
Monday, January 7 | 3 – 4:15 PM ET | 2 – 3:15 PM CT | 1 – 2:15 PM MT | 12 – 1:15 PM PT
With history-making results from the Midterm Elections, join us for an important discussion on the lessons learned from 2018 that can help inform our work moving into 2019.
Organized By: Redistricting Reform Project
The Census Bureau has proposed the addition of a Citizenship Status Question to the 2020 Census and indicated that data will be included in the transfer of census counts to states for the purposes of redistricting.
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Mon, August 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money in politics, executive power issues, partisan the environment, access to reproductive health, women’s and LGBTQ rights, and more.