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On August 5, 506 philanthropic leaders, representing nearly every state across the country, issued a letter to the US Department of Commerce with a clear message: Don’t cut the census short. The press release and the letter (updated as of 5pm on August 5) sent to the Secretary of Commerce with the list of signatories are linked below. 

NOTE: Following release of the initial letter, there were a number of new additions to the letter, bringing the total number of signatories to 547.

Letter - Philanthropic Leaders on Census Being Cut Short 8-5-20 5pm

Letter-Philanthropic-Leaders-on-Census-Being-Cut-Short-8-5-20-5pm-1.pdf | 186 KB

Press Release - Philanthropic Leaders in Unprecedented Letter_ Don’t Cut the Census Short

Press-Release-Philanthropic-Leaders-in-Unprecedented-Letter_-Don’t-Cut-the-Census-Short.pdf | 50 KB

Letter (updated) - Philanthropic Leaders on Census Being Cut Short 8-12-20

Letter-Philanthropic-Leaders-in-Unprecedented-Letter-Don’t-Cut-the-Census-Short-8-12-1.pdf | 188 KB