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Funding Advocacy Around the Census

Funding Advocacy Around the Census A message from Gary Bass, Executive Director of the Bauman Foundation: While the legal opinion linked to above was written for the Bauman Foundation, which is a private foundation, it is very helpful in providing a roadmap for how private foundations in general can play a role in promoting a fair and accurate census. 






Key Takeaways: Rethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform

Rethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform Our current elections require systemic reforms to increase voter participation, counter racial and partisan gerrymandering, overcome zero-sum polarization, and advance a reflective and representative democracy.

Key Takeaways: What Happens After the “Win”?

What Happens After the “Win”? – Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns Monday, February 26 at 3-4 ET | 2-3 CT | 1-2 MT | 12-1 PT Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat.