Communities of Color remain undercounted in 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau today released its Post-Enumeration Survey results, a census-data quality assessment showing that, nationally, the 2020 Census drastically undercounted Black, LatinX, and Native residents. The Bureau’s analysis …

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Fair Count CEO on Gov. Deval Patrick’s podcast

Fair Count CEO Rebecca DeHart was featured on former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s Being American Podcast to discuss VOTE-365 and the importance of ensuring everyone can vote in 2022 and beyond. Fair …

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Fair Count Turns 3!

On Feb. 25, 2019, Fair Count began operations with a two-person staff, CEO Rebecca DeHart and President Jeanine Abrams McLean, who were determined to build and …

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Fair Count’s Black Men Count partnering with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity on virtual civic engagement series

Black Men Count, in partnership with the Delta Delta and Gamma Omicron Lambda chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., will host a four-part virtual …

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With local redistricting in full swing, decision-makers MUST value GA citizens

ATLANTA – As local redistricting gets into full swing during the 2022 Georgia legislative session, communities across the state, particularly communities of color, are at …

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Opinion: The underestimated value of conversation

Instead, he should look into launching something like the Count Me In initiative from the Southern Economic Advancement Project and Fair Count. The program hosted …

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Fair Count Draws Georgians Into Redistricting with Education, Training – and Humor

ATLANTA – Fair Count is continuing the fight it started early this summer for a fair and equitable redistricting process, expanding its effective arsenal of …

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Pleas for fairness meet political reality in Georgia redistricting

“I worry these hearings will be nothing,” Marijke Kylstra of the advocacy group Fair Count said at the Martinez meeting. “If people can’t comment on …

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A vaccine being prepared at the Grant Chapel AME Church in Moultrie, Ga, organized through the Count Me In initiative, on Saturday. Credit Matthew Odom for The New York Times

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic

The Count Me In initiative in Georgia — which was created by Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia Democratic candidate for governor — has taken a …

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VIDEO: Fair Count’s GA redistricting coordinators testify for language access in English, Spanish – June 30

Fair Count redistricting coordinators Djemanesh Aneteneh and Marijke Kylstra testify in favor of language access, in both English and Spanish, at the Joint Reapportionment Committee …

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