In an effort to maximize the state’s population count in the 2020 U.S.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is one of more than 33 PSO organizations that signed a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Social movements require bold responses, especially when government policy would directly discriminate against classes of people. We are active in our fight for equity, and we can be active in this battle over the Census question, writes Horizon Foundation CEO and Maryland Philanthropy Network Board Member Nikki Highsmith Vernick.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Laura Speer, head of the national Kids Count project at the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Speer says the 2020 Census is likely to undercount as many as one million children in America.