Dear Census Funder Community:
Today is the one-year mark from the 2020 Census reference date, April 1, 2020.
March First Monday Discussion
Monday, March 4th | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 1PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT
Following the 2018 midterm elections, pro democracy organizing established gains that demonstrated how citizen driven initiatives can realign power and mitigate the influence of corporate and special interest money in areas spanning from local elections to movement building.
This report examines funder models for census engagement in a handful of states, including overarching themes and best practices for coordinating with other funders and PSOs, nonprofits, and government.
February First Monday Discussion
Monday, February 4th | 2 – 3:15 PM ET | 1 – 2:15 PM CT | 12 – 1:15 PM MT | 11 – 12:15 PM PT
As the 116th Congress kicks off and the 2020 Presidential race begins in earnest, advocates, policymakers and candidates have the opportunity to set the stage for advancing an economic agenda featuring climate-forward jobs and key priorities.
FCI Briefing Series: Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results
The Funders Census Initiative is pleased to present these briefings on census messaging results in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
All around the country, philanthropy is mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
January First Monday Discussion
Debriefing the 2018 Elections
Monday, January 7 | 3 – 4:15 PM ET | 2 – 3:15 PM CT | 1 – 2:15 PM MT | 12 – 1:15 PM PT
With history-making results from the Midterm Elections, join us for an important discussion on the lessons learned from 2018 that can help inform our work moving into 2019.
2020 Census Funder Toolkit
Thank you for your interest in our 2020 Census Funder toolkit.
Organized By: Redistricting Reform Project
The Census Bureau has proposed the addition of a Citizenship Status Question to the 2020 Census and indicated that data will be included in the transfer of census counts to states for the purposes of redistricting.
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Mon, August 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money in politics, executive power issues, partisan the environment, access to reproductive health, women’s and LGBTQ rights, and more.