Sen. Franken Makes Case For Strong Census at Funders Committee for Civic Participation’s Annual Conference

Published on June 2, 2016

At the annual conference of the Funders Committee for Civic Participation last week, Sen. Al more »

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Tons of MACS Updates in our Recent Newsletter

Published on May 4, 2016

Our most recent newsletter is live! Topics covered: Federal budget update Meetings with offices of more »

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Canadians participate in first mandatory Census in a decade, overwhelm Statistics Canada website

Published on May 4, 2016

We’ve previously talked about the return of a mandatory Census in Canada when a move more »

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Senator Franken, Representative Ellison lead Congressional members in call to support Census Data

Published on March 31, 2016

A Letter to U.S. House Appropriators in support of 2020 Census funding and the American more »

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MACS meets with U.S. Representative Tom Emmer

Published on March 17, 2016

MACS representatives met with Rep. Emmer in the 6th District last week to talk about more »

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Digital divide persists in Minneapolis

Published on March 6, 2016

The Star Tribune uses ACS data on Internet access and usage to dig into digital disparities more »

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Census Project Update – January 2016

Published on January 27, 2016

APPROPRIATIONS UPDATE – FY2017: With a funding bill for Fiscal Year 2016 finally in the more »

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December’s Federal Omnibus Funding Agreement Offers Good News for Census 2020

Published on January 8, 2016

The omnibus spending agreement erases deep cuts made earlier this year to the U.S. Census more »

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New 2014 5-year estimates released, ACS reaches 10 years of available data

Published on December 4, 2015

The release of the 2010-2014 5-year American Community Survey estimates marks the first time in more »

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Vox on the ACS: “This is the most important survey in America, but it keeps getting defunded”

Published on December 4, 2015

Alvin Chang of Vox Media explains how the American Community Survey gives us some of more »

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Politico: Is the 2020 Census Already in Trouble?

Published on November 18, 2015

Planning is well under way for the 2020 Census, but the Census Bureau faces tough challenges more »

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Sign-on Letters Sent to U.S. House and Senate Leaders

Published on November 18, 2015

The Census Project sent a sign-on letter (supported by MACS) to leaders of the House more »

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Canada announces return of mandatory census

Published on November 10, 2015

Citing a commitment to evidence-based decision making, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, more »

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Canadian data users hopeful for return of “gold standard” long form Census

Published on October 27, 2015

In 2010, the Canadian government cancelled the long-form Census in favor of a voluntary survey more »

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MCF Podcast Highlights Census Advocacy

Published on October 15, 2015

The Minnesota Council on Foundations recently spotlighted their “Fast Forward” podcast with The Census Project’s more »

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