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Uncategorized 07.26.19

ADVISORY: Census Advocates, Local Officials Host Summit to Encourage Communities to Get Out the Count

CHICAGO – On August 1, at 12:15 p.m. CT, The Census Counts Campaign, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and State Voices will host a lunch with state and local elected officials during the Get Out the Count (GOTC) regional summit in Chicago, IL. Both groups bring together the States Count Action Network (S-CAN), a coalition of local census advocates, to discuss and plan 2020 Census GOTC efforts to reach hard-to-count communities.

Press Release 07.10.19

Policy Recommendations Advance Civil Rights in Higher Education

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund today released key recommendations for ways in which policymakers can protect civil rights through higher education policy. The 10 policy briefs, based on The Education Fund’s 2018 civil rights principles, articulate the changes needed to create a higher education system that offers meaningful equal opportunity and success for all students, particularly the historically marginalized.

Press Release 07.2.19

Democracy Wins: Citizenship Question Removed From 2020 Census

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund, issued the following statement on the U.S. government’s decision to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census and begin printing the forms: