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.
In November, elections around the country provided us with some of our first insights into how voters are responding after a year of political polarization and deep divisions.
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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.