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2020 Census Crucial for Kern County Federal Allocation

Release Date: 
11/08/2018

Numbers don’t lie—unless they are left out of an equation to begin with. When numbers are missing from a calculation, a deceptive void appears like a black hole that swallows otherwise important realities.

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“We Can’t Count on Washington”: A California Funder Preps for the 2020 Census

Release Date: 
09/13/2018

The California Endowment pledged $10 million to the state's $90 million efforts to get a fair and accurate count in the 2020 Census. The pledge fits in with increased awareness and funding from regional funders of the challenges facing the 2020 Census.

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Can Philanthropy Save a City?

Release Date: 
08/03/2018

The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors
to solve a whole host of social problems.

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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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