Spotlight on Central Valley + Corporate influence on Democrats + Black Census Project

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Central Valley -- a region in which CDT has been investing in for over a decade and help flipped congressional and state legislative seats in 2018 -- has become a must-visit stop for presidential candidates. We recently supported our Central Valley partner, Communities for a New California (CNC), in crafting a question on reparations posed by CNC volunteer Nia Parks to Peter Buttigieg at the recent MSNBC Hardball Town Hall in Fresno.
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2020 Census partner outreach + Governor’s budget revision + San Diego update

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The U.S. Census Bureau will be cutting the number of California Census offices from 54 in 2010 to 30 for 2020. California is home to disproportionately large hard-to-count (HTC) populations, as is detailed in an LA Times article on the challenges in Los Angeles County. Several of CDT/F’s partner groups are working on Census outreach to diverse HTC communities: AAPIs (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) for Civic Engagement Education Fund, Communities for a New California Education Fund, Engage San Diego, and California Calls. Contact Ludovic if you are interested in supporting our partners’ Census efforts.
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