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What Funders Need to Know About Census 2020 Operations

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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This program is a webinar.

Census 2020 is less than two years away; the time to act is now! Planning has started for a “Get Out The Count” campaign to reach hard-to-count populations in the communities you care about.

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Emergency Briefing on Adding Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Thursday, March 29, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
This program is a webinar

On March 26, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, in response to a request from the Department of Justice.

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California's Affordable Housing Package Passed... Now What?

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
10:00am
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This program is a webinar

Join funders for a dialogue via video conference to understand the impacts of the recently-adopted affordable housing package, as well as opportunities to help leverage successful implementation.

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Pathways to Effective State Funding Strategies

Monday, February 5, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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This program is a webinar

Join us for our February First Monday + Election Series Discussion where we will share insights and data points uncovered from our first State Funding Survey.

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Philanthropy CA Statement on the Johnson Amendment

Release Date: 
03/08/2018

Philanthropy California voices our unequivocal support for the “Johnson Amendment” – the long-standing federal law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities.  We are proud to join the diverse coalition of organizations who support the protections now afforded by the Johnson Amendment.

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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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