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2020 Census News

Monday, February 26, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in December, asking that a citizenship question be added to the 2020 Census because citizenship data was needed to protect minority populations from “racial... more

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Immigrants won’t answer, and blue states—California especially—will lose representation.

Friday, February 16, 2018
With President Trump and Congress boosting overall non-defense discretionary funding for 2018 and 2019, they now must use some of these funds for the fast-approaching 2020 census.

Thursday, February 8, 2018
California has long been home to a special kind of American Dream. People from all walks of life come to our state to find opportunity and prosperity. Since we were granted statehood in 1850 after the Mexican-American War, when the population was... more

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Since the very first census in 1790, the constitutionally required population count has attempted to survey everyone from every corner of the country to determine equitable distribution of federal funding as well as congressional representation.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Dear Colleagues,

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The James Irvine Foundation Board of Directors approved 18 grants totaling $10.3 million this week.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
We’re still several years out from 2020, but funders are already preparing for a census that experts believe will be unusually fraught by challenges like underfunding, cyber security threats, partisan sabotage and growing mistrust of government.

Friday, November 3, 2017
Dear Colleagues,