Today, the California Census 2020 Campaign announced that Census responses jumped 9.1 percentage points during Census week – an estimated 1.36 million households self-responded to the Census form.
The coronavirus pandemic has reached the processing plants where workers typically stand elbow-to-elbow to do the low-wage work of cutting, deboning and packing the chicken and beef that Americans savor. Some plants have offered financial incentives to keep them on the job, but the virus’s swift spread is causing illness and forcing plants to close.
COVID-19 lockdowns make it even more challenging to ensure hard-to-count populations are accurately represented in the 2020 Census.
In a joint letter to Governor Newsom, nearly 40 philanthropic organizations, driven by our shared commitment to a just and equitable California, elevated the need to protect and support immigrant Californians and their families who are integral to our social, economic, and civic fabric.
With the 2020 Census count underway, the California For All – Census 2020 Campaign today highlighted a series of measures to help the hardest-to-count Californians get the information and support they need to participate in the 2020 Census.
Across the country, 202,500 DACA recipients are working to protect the health and safety of Americans as the country confronts COVID-19. They are ensuring that children are still being educated; food is still being grown, packaged, cooked, shipped, and put on the shelves of grocery stores; patients are being cared for; and much more.
Every day when Carmelita finishes her shift in the strawberry fields of California’s central coast, she sprays herself down with Lysol, takes off the handkerchief she uses to protect her face, and tucks it in a plastic bag before getting in her car. She’s the sole provider for her two young sons and can’t afford to miss a day on the job.
A fund for undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts who have lost jobs and livelihoods in the state due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday he will use his emergency powers to create a $5 million forgivable loan program to help renters and small businesses affected by the economic fallout from the spread of COVID-19.
Unlike federal and state relief packages, families will be eligible for assistance regardless of their immigration or documentation status — offering a lifeline to thousands of people living in the city.
Resources available for immigrants.
We are all in this together. We stand with immigrant families and continue to advocate policy changes that ensure the health and well-being of ALL Californians. During this public health crisis and beyond, immigrant Californians should have equitable access to food resources and other vital services.