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Census 2020: How Is Philanthropy Responding to the Citizenship Question?

Release Date: 
08/02/2018

The inclusion of the citizenship status question on the next census has funders and advocates even more worried about getting a full and accurate count in 2020. The concerns add to earlier warnings about low funding, access and data security.

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Philanthropy Responds to Inhumane Family Separation and Detention Policies

Release Date: 
06/26/2018

Nearly 120 philanthropic institutions from across the country have signed onto a joint statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.

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Help Address Urgent Humanitarian Crisis at U.S. Border

Release Date: 
06/21/2018

We have all seen reports coming from the border over the past several days and weeks and watched with growing concern for the nearly 2,000 children who have been separated from their families just between April and May.

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Philanthropy California Statement On Family Separations

Release Date: 
06/20/2018

As Philanthropy California, we join our partners in philanthropy, along with advocates and immigrant communities, in calling for an end to the practice of separating children from their parents as part of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Apply for the Women's Policy Institute-State Class of 2019

Release Date: 
06/12/2018

Are you an advocate or activist in the areas of criminal, economic, reproductive, trauma or health justice? Are you looking to get more experience with advocating for policies that create systemic change at the state level?

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CA Could Lose Political Clout: Climate of Fear Could Lead to Huge California Census Undercount

Release Date: 
02/26/2018

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 discrimination in voting.”

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Opinion: California Secretary of State Alex Padilla on the 2020 Census

Release Date: 
02/06/2018

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.

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