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.
The census doesn’t end when the counting stops. 2020 Census work is ongoing and 2030 planning is well underway.
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.
May 2020 Survey Results: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on 2020 Census Funders & Grantees
The Census Bureau began mailing 2020 Census invitations to a majority of households in mid-March, right when the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic and social distancing and shelter-in-place orders were implemented in states and communities across the country.
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.
By Terri Ann Lowenthal, FCCP Census Consultant
Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you are a census warrior —
contemplating or committed to investing in activities that promote a fair and accurate 2020 Census.