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Census 2020: What Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Funders Need to Do Now

Hosting Organization: 
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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A fair and accurate count for the 2020 Census is critical for political representation and for the allocation of $700 billion in federal funds. Low-income communities are especially at risk of undercounting. The operations for the Census are already in high-gear: Key decisions are being made, heads of local offices are being hired, field staff are being sourced, and outreach campaigns are being designed. In this SSIR Live! webinar , we will explore opportunities and avenues available for nonprofits, funders, and local governments to ensure your local community gets counted. 

This SSIR Live! program will explore:

  • The main challenges to the 2020 Census, and strategies and potential solutions to help ensure a fair and accurate count
  • Innovative examples of cross-sector partnerships among local governments, nonprofits, and funders
  • How nonprofits and foundations can get directly involved in Census 2020

Program Features:

Expert Speakers: Maria de la Luz Garciais, the Director, Census 2020 Initiative, Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Budget and Innovation. Perla Ni , the founder of GreatNonprofits, Community Connect Labs, Census Outreach Project & Stanford Social Innovation Review, is a lawyer, journalist, and social entrepreneur. She leads the Census Outreach Initiative, a hub for information about how to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census. Gary Bass  is executive director of the Bauman Foundation and affiliated professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, where he teaches about social change and advocacy. Through the Bauman Foundation, he addresses philanthropic circles on promoting a fair and accurate census, redistricting reforms, and other civic engagement issues, particularly those related to economic inequality and promoting government accountability.

 Interactive: This webinar will be conducted as a lively interactive program. You’re encouraged to ask the speakers questions during the webinar to explore this topic further. You are also welcome to join the LinkedIn group  where presenters will answering additional questions after the webinar broadcast.

Real-world Examples: Our expert panelists will share innovative examples of cross-sector partnerships among local governments, nonprofits, and funders taking shape now in California, Utah, and Rhode Island.

Who Should Attend? This session will be valuable for anyone who leads a nonprofit organization, whether as a board or a staff member.

On-Demand Version: Register and access the recording of the live event on-demand three hours after the webinar ends and anytime over the next twelve months.  Log in with your registered email ID.

Price for this webinar: $59. This price includes access to the live interactive webinar, unlimited access to the recorded webinar video  and downloadable slides for twelve months.​

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