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Advocates for a Fair Count

A list of organizations that support a fair and accurate count.

Published: April 17, 2018

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC): AAJC advocates for the nation’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. AAJC’s site hosts fact sheets, news updates, policy recommendations, and issue briefs about the 2020 census to help increase Asian-American participation in census surveys.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: The Leadership Conference is a broad coalition of national organizations that promotes and protects civil and human rights in the United States. Along with its research and education arm—the Education Fund—the Leadership Conference issues press statements, policy letters, fact sheets, and toolkits to help advocates educate their constituents on the importance of the 2020 Census.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF): MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and participates in litigation efforts to challenge the proposed citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

NALEO Educational Fund: NALEO Educational Fund promotes Latino participation in the American political process, including the census. NALEO leads advocacy efforts to overcome obstacles to reaching hard-to-count populations and produces fact sheets and webinars aimed at explaining the significance of the census to particular states and communities.

Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP): FCCP is a network of philanthropic groups dedicated to enhancing democratic and civic engagement for historically disenfranchised and underrepresented communities. FCCP’s Funders Census Initiative 2020 provides fact sheets, policy updates, reports, and presentations to advise funders on how best to promote a fair and accurate census.