Stories tagged: "2020 Census"


2020-Census
Why These New Census Hirings Are Becoming an Issue

A top Democrat denounces the move as an effort by Trump to politicize the statistical agency. Here's why the Census is important for Latinos.

Graphic via Desirée Tapia for The Americano
UPDATED: Census 2020: Why It Will Affect Latino Communities 

Latino, Hispanic, or Other? Make sure you and your loved ones are counted correctly. Deadline has now been extended until October 31.

As of May 12 the island has a self-response rate of 8.1%. That’s a dramatic difference if it is compared to the other lowest jurisdiction that is Alaska with 39.4%.
The 2020 Census Could Decide Puerto Rico’s Future

The Census will confirm if the population of the island has significantly changed after Hurricane Maria and the recent earthquakes.

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.

As of May 12 the island has a self-response rate of 8.1%. That’s a dramatic difference if it is compared to the other lowest jurisdiction that is Alaska with 39.4%.
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.