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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Learn about two new tools that will provide you with valuable data to inform your strategy, support your grantees, and invest your resources as you prepare for Census 2020. This resource includes the webinar recording, slide decks, a list of Key Takeaways and additional online resources to support your efforts.
This is the audio recording of the Census Plenary at the FCCP 2017 Convening.
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These slides by Aryah Somers Landsberger, GCIR, were presented at the FCCP 2017 Convening “Funding the Census” session.