California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative (Census 2020)

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
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“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.
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”
June 2019
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Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid.
The New York Times logo.
June 2019
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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.
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees logo, posted alongside GCIR's statement, Philanthropy Must Ensure Immigrants Are Counted.
June 2019
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