Stories tagged: "2020 Census"


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It’s Census Day. Here’s How Stacey Abrams’s Fair Count Is Fighting to Ensure Black Men Are Counted.

Experts suggest as many as 1.7 million Black Americans could be missed this year, which would be the largest undercount in 30 years.

FILE - This March 16, 2020, file photo shows the Oculus at the World Trade Center's transportation hub in New York. Census Day, the April 1 reference day for the once-a-decade effort to count everyone in the U.S., arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus, but census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Why Census Officials Are Still Confident They’ll Get It Done Despite Coronavirus

Census Day arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the novel coronavirus. But census officials vowed the job would be completed by deadline.

Why an accurate census is important for California
A Massive Effort Is Underway to Ensure California Latinos Get Counted in 2020 Census

The Latino Community Foundation in San Francisco is one of several groups in the state working to help connect the dots for people on how participation affects their day-to-day lives.

Why the US Census Matters
Why the Census Really Matters

The results determine funding that impacts everything from the number of teachers at your child’s school to your ability to see a doctor or go to a hospital.