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2020 Census: National

In the last two weeks, SCG has taken action to support an accurate and fair count in the 2020 Census.

This month’s Public Policy Roundup includes the Public Policy Institute of California’s recent analysis on the impact census data has on federal funds and California’s spending. 

On June 8, the Commerce Department (which oversees the Census Bureau) invited the public to comment on the paperwork associated with the 2020 Census. The public has 60 days – until August 7 – to submit comments.

The July Roundup looks at our continuing efforts on the 2020 Census, funding efforts related to addressing the family separation crisis at the southern border, efforts by New York funders as they relate to the closure of prisons and a deep dive on... more

By Gustavo Medrano, Public Policy Intern

The Census Bureau faces various challenges to an unconventional census which includes a new online response option and the pending inclusion of the citizenship question.