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Guide: Legal Considerations for Stakeholders Planning Get Out the Count Activities

There are laws guiding census and field outreach that stakeholders will need to keep in mind when planning their outreach. Census stakeholders have compiled many resources to help educate communities on legal safeguards that are in place to protect the confidentiality of responses. This section will help stakeholders quickly identify topline messages and frequently asked questions about census data confidentiality and guidelines for Get Out the Count activity.

12.17.2019

Letter to Congress: Common Cause Urges House To Pass Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

Letter to Government Officials

Common Cause is urging every member of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for both articles of impeachment against President Trump. In the letter to Congress, Common Cause announces that it will be scoring both votes in its upcoming 2019 Democracy Scorecard.

Letter to Congress: Attorney General Barr Must Be Impeached And Removed From Office

Letter to Government Officials

Common Cause calls for the House of Representatives to impeach, and for the Senate to convict and remove, Attorney General William Barr from office.

Patterns of Deception: Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power

Research and Reports

Impeachment is an extraordinary measure that We the People put in place to remove a president for his dangerous actions. But we’re in an unprecedented and sobering moment — one that goes much further than a single Trump scandal.

How Nonprofits Can Ensure an Accurate Census Count: Encourage States to Waive Income Limits for Temporary Census Workers

Fact Sheet

Every person counted in the 2020 Census means more resources for your state. However, the census historically undercounts low-income communities, immigrants, and communities of color. Undercounts not only place additional burdens on already cash-strapped nonprofits, they leave the hard to count communities without accurate political representation and under resourced by those programs that are funded based on formulas. Nonprofits can play many roles to help ensure an accurate count, including seeking to change rules to encourage the hiring of low-income individuals to work within their community.

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