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Ensuring Language Access for Minority Voters Relies on a Fair and Accurate Census

By Terry Ao Minnis / 2018 April 17th

​We are a mere two years out from “Census Day” 2020 — April 1, 2020 — and we need all hands on deck to ensure a fair and accurate census. The census is paramount for a multitude of reasons — the data are used to make critical decisions in distributing over $600 billion annually in federal spending, developing legislation, making business decisions, and for federal, state, and local planning. On a more foundational level, the census is a pillar of our democracy. Read More

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Strengthening Democracy by Supporting a Just and Inclusive Society

By Nadia Firozvi / 2018 April 16th

​At Democracy Fund, we believe in the dignity of every individual and in the equal protection of their rights under the law. All people have intrinsic value and dignity, and bigotry in any form undermines our democracy. When these values are threatened, we will stand up to protect and preserve fundamental individual rights as enshrouded in the United States Constitution. Read More

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Democracy Fund and Omidyar Network Support Independent Analysis of Facebook’s Role in Elections

By Tom Glaisyer / 2018 April 9th

Today’s Facebook announcement is an important first step in addressing how it is shaping and influencing our democracy. Independent research is crucial to finding solutions to the spread of viral deceptions, increased polarization, targeting of vulnerable populations, and threats to election integrity. Read More

 

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