The 2020 Census Had Big Undercounts of Black People, Latinos and Native Americans

The 2020 Census Had Big Undercounts of Black People, Latinos and Native Americans

By Hansi Lo Wang, NPR The 2020 census continued a longstanding trend of undercounting Black people, Latinos and Native Americans, while overcounting people who identified as white and not Latino, according to estimates from a report the U.S. Census Bureau released. Latinos — with a net undercount rate of 4.99% — were left out of […]

DiNapoli Releases Interactive Map of Local Census Results

DiNapoli Releases Interactive Map of Local Census Results

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today released a report tracking New York’s local demographic changes based on 2020 Census data and an interactive online map that breaks down population statistics by age, race and ethnicity, along with housing trends, in New York’s cities, counties, towns and villages. DiNapoli’s report provides a snapshot of New York state’s population, […]

3-Judge Panel Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt to End 2020 Census Before October 31

3-Judge Panel Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt to End 2020 Census Before October 31

US President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the East Room of the White House alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. – Washington, DC – April 27, 2018 (Shutterstock) New York, NY—On Wednesday afternoon, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit rejected the Trump administration’s appeal for a stay on Judge Koh’s order that […]

King of Queens Star Victor Williams Explains the Importance of the Census for Brooklynites and all of New York City in a New PSA

King of Queens Star Victor Williams Explains the Importance of the Census for Brooklynites and all of New York City in a New PSA

PSA is part of NYC Census 2020 campaign to reach historically undercounted New Yorkers before the 2020 Census self-response period ends September 30, 2020 Link to PSA: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLwvy_ocjI5IJubRTE_1-gu93GahWNe6/view Actor VICTOR WILLIAMS at the world premiere of Shade, in Hollywood. April 6, 2004 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – Today, NYC Census 2020 released a new PSA featuring actor Victor […]

2020 Census Countdown to our Future: Last Chance for NYC to Secure its Political and Economic Future

Kick-off features press conferences in Manhattan and Brooklyn and a “Census Walk for NYC” across the Brooklyn Bridge to sound the alarm that there are only 14 days to avoid a census undercount, which would mean billions in lost revenue, as well as the loss of congressional seats, jeopardizing New York City’s future. The day also features an “Empowered Women for the Census” caravan in The Bronx.

2020 Census Countdown to our Future: Last Chance for NYC to Secure its Political and Economic Future

NEW YORK, N.Y. – City officials, elected officials, and major citywide community advocates and leaders will gather in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Wednesday, September 16, to mobilize New Yorkers to obtain a complete census count. NYC’s “Countdown to the Future” Kick-Off Wednesday, September 16 Foley Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Public Library – Main Branch Headlining […]

Caribbeans Count in the 2020 Census

Caribbeans Count in the 2020 Census

Dear Community, In response to the federal government cutting the crucial door-knocking efforts for the 2020 Census by an entire month, on Wednesday, September 2nd, the Caribbean Equality Project in partnership with Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus, co-hosted a virtual Caribbean-focused Census event title “Census an’ Chill.” The historic event incorporated Caribbean culture and civic engagement through Census […]

Here are 10 tips for responding to the 2020 Census

Here are 10 tips for responding to the 2020 Census

It’s now time to respond to the 2020 Census! The U.S. Census Bureau has been preparing for this once-a-decade population count for years. The question is: Are you ready?  Here are 10 quick tips to help you to respond and it should take just a few minutes:  If you don’t regularly check the mail, please do so now. By now, most households have received at […]

What is the 2020 Census?

What is the 2020 Census?

The 2020 Census is a population count of every person living in the United States and its five territories as of April 1. Beginning in March 2020, households across the country will begin receiving invitations to respond to the 2020 Census. Every 10 years since 1790, as mandated by the Constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau […]

Door-to-Door Visits Begin Nationwide for 2020 Census

Door-to-Door Visits Begin Nationwide for 2020 Census

Census Takers to Follow Up With About 56 Million Households Nationwide AUG. 11, 2020 — This week, the U.S. Census Bureau began following up with households nationwide that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. Based on the current self-response rate of 63.3%, the Census Bureau estimates it will need to visit about 56 […]