Published in THE CHRONICLE OF PHILANTHROPY | JULY 31, 2018
Every person counts: Why we need to save the census
By Gary D. Bass, Antonia Hernández, Barbara Picower, and Darren Walker
Protecting democratic institutions and values is a crucial mission for philanthropy. That means expanding voting rights, making representation more inclusive, connecting impoverished communities with the resources they need, and so much more. But none of that happens without protecting a fundamental pillar of democracy: the census.