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Letter Thanking Reps for "Saving the Civil Service Act"

PAA and APC signed onto a letter thanking Majority Leader Hoyer and Reps. Connolly and Maloney for introducing the “Saving the Civil Service Act” to reverse the “Executive Order on Creating Schedule F in the Excepted Service” that would create a new classification of “Schedule F” employees...

ThankYou_SavingTheCivilServiceAct.pdf

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U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Recommendations and Praises Population Research

Agency President’s Request House Recommendation Senate Recommendation PAA Recommendation National Institutes of Health $38 billion $46.9 billion $43.6 billion $44.7 billion National Center for Health Statistics ...

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PAA Responds to Trump Executive Order Banning Promotion of Structural Racism/Sexism in Federally Funded Training Programs

On September 22, President Trump issued an executive order (EO) to “combat offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating.” The order expands on a recent memorandum from the White House Office of Management and Budget that required federal agencies to cease funding for...

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PAA Response to International Student Visa Proposed Changes

PAA and APC wrote a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding our concerns over a proposed rule recently issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students,...

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Response to Proposed Changes to International Student Visas

PAA and APC writing to express concerns regarding a proposed rule recently issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign...

PAA APC comments on DHS student visa proposal 10-20.pdf

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AERA/NAEd Statement in Support of Anti-Racist Education

PAA and APC have endorsed AERA/NAEd Statement in Support of Anti-Racist Education. The evidence suggests that addressing issues of race and racism requires a level of candor not often experienced in workplaces and education settings. In the 1970s, educators stood against Holocaust deniers to...

AERA_NAEd_AntiRacism_Statement_10-6-2020_with_Endorsements.pdf

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Statement Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on 2020 Census

As the presidents of the Population Association of America (PAA) and the Association of Population Centers (APC), which together represent over 3,000 population scientists (i.e. demographers, economists, and sociologists), in the private, public, and academic sectors, we are disheartened by...

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Statement Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on 2020 Census

October 14, 2020 -- As the presidents of the Population Association of America (PAA) and the Association of Population Centers (APC), which together represent over 3,000 population scientists (i.e. demographers, economists, and sociologists), in the private, public, and academic sectors, we are...

statement on 2020 Census SCOTUS decision 10-14-20.pdf

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America’s Rising Diversity and the Changing Demographics of Presidential Politics

On October 8, PAA member Dr. William Frey , Brookings Institution and University of Michigan, presented a webinar, “America’s Rising Diversity and The Changing Demographics of Presidential Politics,” to staff at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The webinar was attended by 242 GAO...

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PAA Endorses Letter on Changes to Diversity Training Program for Federal Employees

PAA endorsed the attached letter to OMB Director Russell Vought about the recent changes to diversity training program requirements for Federal employees and contractors. The undersigned scientific societies strongly urge the Administration to rescind its elimination of federal employee...

Diversity Training Changes Multisociety Letter.pdf

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