Public Policy Resources
The United States Census is conducted every 10 years in accordance with the U.S. Constitution.
On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, which is perhaps the most comprehensive political reform proposal in a generation by our elected representatives. The “For the People Act” seeks to restore faith in our republican democracy as a genuinely representative system open to broad participation and protected from corruption and the outsized influence of special interest money. The provisions of the bill would make it easier for people to vote and strengthen campaign finance & ethics laws.
Just three days into office, Governor Newsom offered a bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for all." In his proposed 2019-2020 budget, the Governor calls for a series
The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement.
In a June 26th program, we hosted a multi-sector group of leaders who are working together to protect the wellbeing of immigrant families and fight against this proposed change to the public charge regulation for a thoughtful discussion on the imporatance of this issue and how funders can be prepared.
This report presents new data and analyses that illustrate how rising rents and stagnant incomes are straining household budgets and stifling opportunity in the nine-county Bay Area, jeopardizing the region’s diversity, growth, and prosperity.
This report provides an overview of the changing demographics of California in relation to census accuracy.
View Philanthropy CA's 2020 Census Senate infographic.