As we reflect on this anniversary of Census Day, we’re reminded that we ALL deserve to be counted fairly and accurately.
On December 21, the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) and the Census Equity Initiative (CEI) submitted comments in response to the Federal Register Notice on the Population Estimates Challenge Program.
The next census may seem in the distant future, but the Census Bureau is already inviting the public to share their input and ideas for an improved 2030 Census
through a Federal Register
In June, President Biden signed Executive Order 14075, which required the co-chairs of the Interagency Working Group on Equitable Data to establish a subcommittee focused specifically on sexual orientation, gender identity, and variations in sex characteristics (SOGISC) data.
On July 19, 2022 census philanthropy leaders sent a letter
to the Director of the US Census Bureau on the need to expand the Population Estimates program.
Two years ago –in the face of incredible odds –the Census Bureau, along with all of us and our dedicated practitioner partners, set out to count every person residing in this country.
On March 4, the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) joined 160 funders, practitioners, and census advocates on a letter
to the Office of Management and Budget related to federal data collection on race and ethnicity.
The Census Equity Initiative will continue the census collaborative that was created in the buildup to the 2020 decennial census.