Philanthropy California joined the League of California Community Foundations to urge the Department of Commerce to withdraw the citizenship question from the 2020 Census questionnaire as it will significantly undermine efforts to achieve a fair and accurate census.
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.
Together with the League of California Community Foundations, Philanthropy California encourages its members to send letters of public comment related to the U.S.
Latino Community Foundation and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund joined forces to produce this roadmap to secure a fair and accurate count in the midst of unprecedented challenges.
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.
We write to express our opposition to the Department of Justice’s December 12, 2017 request to include a new citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
Independent researcher and demographer Dr. William P. O’Hare published a report on the changing demographics of California and their impact on the 2020 Census.