“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.
Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid.
Despite the vital importance of the census to philanthropy and all sectors of our society, the census continues to face serious challenges as we approach its public launch on April 1, 2020.
Leaders of four of the nation’s most prominent philanthropies have committed $20 million in new money to a $43 million effort to ensure a complete and accurate tally in the 2020 census — and are publicly calling on their philanthropy peers to provide an additional $10 million for a total of $73 million.
The Trump administration's plans to add a hotly contested citizenship question to the 2020 census have suffered another major blow in the courts.
One year out, California ramps up its 2020 Census preparations in a state home to some of the nation’s hardest-to-count counties — including San Francisco.
The 2020 census has put many foundations on a state of high alert. Getting an accurate count on the census is important because the data collected is used to determine not only representation in Congress, but also the destination of federal dollars.
State lawmakers will provide $40 million in state money to ensure New Yorkers are ready for next year’s census, sources told the Daily News Wednesday.
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