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July 2019
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We are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. This question would inevitably suppress the Census response among immigrant households, exacerbating under-representation that already exists in many communities.
June 2019
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United Philanthropy Forum's logo, posted to accompany their statement, Supreme Court's Census Decision a Win for Democracy.
United Philanthropy Forum commends the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to affirm the District Court’s ruling to remand the case to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
June 2019
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FIRM Action logo, posted to accompany their statement, We Count and We Will Make Our Voices Heard.
Today, the Supreme Court decided to block Trump’s citizenship question and asked the Commerce Department to further explain their reasoning for adding the question.
June 2019
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Funders' Committee for Civic Participation logo, posted to accompany their statement, FCCP Statement on Citizenship Question Case
Funders Applaud Outcome on Citizenship Question Case, Remain Committed to 2020 Census
June 2019
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The logos of Philanthropy California and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Posted to accompany the organizations' joint statement, The Supreme Court of the United States Temporarily Blocks Citizenship Question; Our Fight for an Accurate Count Continues.
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked, for now, the citizenship question from being added to the 2020 Census. While this decision is an important victory for fairness, justice, and democracy, there is still significant work ahead to ensure a fair and accurate count of all Californians – and the future of our state.
June 2019
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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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Asian Americans Advancing Justice logo, posted to accompany their statement, Advancing Justice | AAJC Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Lower Court Ruling in Citizenship Question.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision in the argument to allow or remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.
June 2019
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ACLU logo, posted to accompany their statement, ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Census Citizenship Case Victory.
In a voting rights victory, the Supreme Court today denied the Trump administration’s effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
June 2019
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The Leadership Conference logo, posted to accompany their statement, Supreme Court Blocks Addition of Untested Citizenship Question to 2020 Census.
“We applaud today’s decision to block the untested citizenship question from the 2020 Census. The decision affirms that the Supreme Court saw through the Trump administration’s deceitful attempts to weaponize the census..."
June 2019
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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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