Press Release | June 27, 2019 – In a major win for advocates of a fair and complete census count, the U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked an effort by the Department of Commerce to include a question regarding citizenship on the 2020 Census.
Funders' Committee for Civic Participation | June 27, 2019 – We applaud the US Supreme Court’s decision to halt the inclusion of the untested citizenship question, for now, from the 2020 Census. This is a critical step toward a fair and accurate count. However, the threat of the question has already created significant fear and mistrust, particularly for historically undercounted populations such as communities of color, immigrants, low-income households, and young children.
WK Kellogg Foundation | June 27, 2019 – With the Supreme Court’s return of the case to the lower courts, regardless of the decision, we are working alongside our many philanthropic, grantee and partner organizations to ensure full participation in the 2020 Census.
The NM Political Report | June 27, 2019 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to add a question to the U.S. Census inquiring about respondents’ citizenship—for now. The court released the ruling Thursday morning, on the final day of this year’s term.
Santa Fe Reporter | June 25, 2019 – Kelley tells SFR a key part of the strategy is identifying individuals who are well-known and well-trusted by members of hard-to-count communities, including religious leaders, immigrants' rights advocates, medical services providers and school superintendents, to be part of the Complete Count Committee and future education and outreach efforts.
Santa Fe Reporter | June 19, 2019 – Complicating matters this year for our state—which, with its many cultures and rural nature, has historically been difficult for counters to accurately assess—is the so-called "citizenship question" the Trump administration wants to slap onto the Census.