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BREVARD CENSUS TRAINING

The 2020 Census is expected to be one of the most critical counts in decades as it will not only influence the fairness of democratic representation for hundreds of millions of people across the country, but will determine the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funding for years to come. From support for school

By |2020-01-28T13:35:11+00:00February 26th, 2020|Tags: , , |0 Comments

WFEZ Easy 93.1 (South Florida) – Interviewed Susan Racher on the Florida Counts Census 2020 efforts

WFEZ Easy 93.1 (South Florida) On-Air Host/Community Affairs Host, Ellen Jaffe, interviewed Susan Racher on the Florida Counts Census 2020 efforts and grants awarded.  The radio interview broadcast on the morning of 2/9.

By |2020-02-10T19:44:12+00:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

PHILANTHROPIC COMMUNITY UNITES TO RAISE FUNDS, MOBILIZE AND EDUCATE FOR AN ACCURATE CENSUS FOR FLORIDA

By Susan Racher, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and Florida Counts Census Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau attempts to count every person in the United States which is quite the undertaking. The next enumeration is set to begin on April 1st and will be the first

By |2020-02-10T19:43:43+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Political Hispanic: “Florida seeks to avoid failures in the 2020 census with help from community groups”

Source: PoliticalHispanic.com   An initiative by several Florida organizations aims to raise $2 million to create an “accurate” census in this state, which lost approximately $20 billion in federal funding due to failures in the last national census count. So far, the “Florida Counts Census 2020” initiative, promoted by organizations such as the Wallace H.

By |2020-01-28T20:11:06+00:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Miami Herald: “Be counted in Census 2020, even though Florida leaders don’t want (some of you) to”

Source: Miami Herald   Pay attention, South Floridians. It’s very likely that the Republican Legislature, with the tacit of approval of Gov. Ron DeSantis, is working on the biggest, baddest voter suppression effort of modern times. Or else, they’re just clueless. While civic organizations across the state are putting money behind “be sure to be

By |2020-01-28T20:02:49+00:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

WJCT: Radio Interview

Source and link to listen: Here On today's program we looked at how Florida lawmakers reacted to this week’s impeachment vote with Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL 27). We also took a look at how the proposed funding cuts to SNAP could impact the Sunshine State with Shalala and Katy DeBriere, Legal Director/Staff Attorney, the Florida Health Justice Project.

By |2020-01-28T20:12:48+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

NWDailyNews.com: “OUR VIEW: We must count in upcoming census”

By Mike Cazalas News Herald Editor Source: NWDailyNews.com People matter in a number of ways, including in terms of federal funding. If we are counting on receiving proper funding, then, we better make sure we count every person living here because if you come up on short on your count, that’s what the funding will reflect.

By |2020-01-28T20:16:08+00:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

StAugustine.com: “GUEST EDITORIAL | We must count in upcoming census”

Source: StAugustine.com   People matter in a number of ways, including in terms of federal funding. If we are counting on receiving proper funding, then, we better make sure we count every person living here because if you come up on short on your count, that’s what the funding will reflect. People matter in a

By |2020-01-28T20:13:52+00:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Palm Beach Post: “Editorial: Too many Floridians went uncounted in the 2010 census. We can’t let it happen again.”

Source: Palm Beach Post Palm Beach County stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money if the count falls short in the 2020 Census. We must not allow that to happen. One and a half billion dollars is an awful lot of money to lose. That’s been the astounding loss to Palm

By |2020-01-28T20:01:59+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Orlando Sentinel: “The 2020 Census looms, and Florida’s not ready to be counted | Editorial”

Source: Orlando Sentinel When a pile of money and political power are on the table, you'd think a state would do all it could to get what it deserves. If Florida comes to mind, think again. The 2020 Census is looming, and the state appears poised to let billions of dollars slip through its fingers.

By |2020-01-28T20:04:19+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments