We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, February 5th, 2018
Our February First Monday + Election Series Discussion shared insights and data points uncovered from our first State Funding Survey.
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.
Whether a seasoned advocate or at a foundation determined to step into the civic engagement realm for the first time, start the new year with a refresher on the breadth of activities foundations can legally engage in and fund while remaining nonpartisan leading up to the 2018 election.