Stories tagged: "2020 Census"

A sign on the back of a truck in the caravan that reads "Do your part, stop the spread and do 2020 Census." Outside the 3rd and Spruce Recreation Center in Reading Friday afternoon September 25, 2020 where the City of Reading held an event to encourage people to fill out the census. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
The United States Will Go Through Redistricting In 2021. What Is That?

The details on how we get sorted into new congressional districts every ten years.

Justice Sotomayor Stood Alone in Opposing the Early Census Shutdown

"The harms caused by rushing this year's census count are irreparable. And respondents will suffer their lasting impact for at least the next ten years," Justice Sotomayor said.

A children's book is displayed at a U.S. Census walk-up counting site set up for Hunt County in Greenville, Texas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Trump Administration Ends Census Count a Month Early. Here’s What’s at Stake.

The U.S. Census Bureau on Monday announced it would cut its once-a-decade count of every American who lives in the United States short by one month.

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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.