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Philanthropy CA Statement on the Johnson Amendment

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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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After Budget Deal, Policymakers Should Boost 2018 Funding for the 2020 Census

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02/16/2018

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.

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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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California Foundations Move $40 Million for Immigration Response Fund

Release Date: 
01/23/2018

Responding to President Trump’s policies on immigration, a group of California foundations has injected more than $40 million in emergency support to nonprofits in the state in recent months while developing a rapid-response ethos designed to coun

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