California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative (Census 2020)

June 2019
News
Statement
As members of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders’ Initiative, we commend the U.S. Supreme Court for blocking the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
June 2019
News
Blog Post
The California Endowment logo, posted to accompany their blog post, A Complete and Accurate Census Count Must Remain Our Priority.
Those of us who believe in a complete and accurate 2020 Census won a critical victory today when the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the citizenship question.
June 2019
News
Philanthropic News
The BuzzFeed News logo, posted to accompany their story, Inside The Massive, Coordinated Push To Make Sure A Census Citizenship Question Does Not “Distort Democracy”
“I’ve never seen the amount of support, investment, the breadth and depth of partnerships that I’m seeing for 2020,” one census outreach organizer said.
June 2019
News
News Article
The New York Times logo.
Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid.
June 2019
News
Statement
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees logo, posted alongside GCIR's statement, Philanthropy Must Ensure Immigrants Are Counted.
As an organization committed to equity and justice, GCIR believes every person deserves to be counted. We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision today to temporarily block the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. This ruling is a victory for democracy, yet the census still faces significant challenges.
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