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.
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020!
What funders can do right now (April-June 2018) to reduce the likelihood of undercount in Census 2020.
Emergency Briefing on Adding Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census
On March 26, at around 9 pm, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census, in response to a request from the Department of Justice.
All around the country, philanthropy is mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
This one-pager is a portable, printable version of the FCI webpage complete with contact information for the working group co-chairs and FCCP staff. Share it with your colleagues!
Census 2020 Menu of Options for Funders:
Participate. Convene. Invest.
All around the country, philanthropy is mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate census 2020.
Watch this webinar from November to learn more about important milestones before and during the 2020 Census, and ways your foundation can support “Get Out the Count” activities, including participation in state and local Complete Count Committees.
A timeline for grantmakers interested in supporting a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
This cover piece in Responsive Philanthropy, the quarterly journal of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, outlines four reasons why funders need to prioritize achieving a fair and accurate 2020 census.