Posted by Suher Adi on March 23, 2020 in Blog
Have you checked your mailbox lately? Because by TODAY you should have received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau inviting you to fill out your 2020 Census questionnaire!
While these are trying times, the good news is that you can stay engaged while still doing your best to remain as healthy as possible. Filling out your 2020 Census questionnaire takes just 10 minutes and has a huge impact on the long-term wellbeing of our communities.
You can fill out your 2020 Census form either online, by mail or by phone (844-330-2020). Both online and phone options...Read more
Posted by Suher Adi on July 25, 2019 in Blog
The highly anticipated decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on whether or not a question on citizenship can be added to the 2020 Census has been decided. In a complicated decision, the court ruling can be summarized in three parts. First, the court ruled the question is not in violation of the constitution and, moreover, is not seen as “arbitrary” for the Bureau to instate a question on citizenship on the census. Second, the court ruled the reasoning the Trump Administration gave for adding the citizenship question---that it was to aid implementation of the Voting Rights...Read more
Posted by Guest on July 15, 2019 in Blog
Posted by Guest on July 03, 2019 in Blog
In a previous blog post, we discussed several forms of malicious interference that could affect the 2020 census. The 2020 census is a massive undertaking that will directly impact representation in Congress and the distribution of over 800 billion in federal funds per year, affecting Medicaid, school, and children’s health care funding under CHIP (the State Children’s Health Insurance Program). It has a straightforward goal – count every person living in the United States – but completing this is a complex endeavor that is slated to cost approximately $15.6 billion.
The complexity of the task...Read more