Long Beach is averaging a 66.9% self-response rate to the 2020 U.S. Census.
The U.S. Census Bureau for now must stop following a plan that would have it winding down operations in order to finish the 2020 census at the end of September, according to a federal judge’s order.
Facing delays caused by the pandemic, the Census Bureau earlier this year pushed back wrapping up the once-a-decade head count from the end of July to the end of October.
El evento se llevará a cabo en la esquina de South Street y Jaymills Avenue de 11:45 a.m. a 1:45 p.m.
The event will take place at the corner of South Street and Jaymills Avenue from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Free food will be provided for those that register for the count.
Besides being used to divvy up congressional seats, the 2020 census results will help determine how many votes in the Electoral College each state gets and the distribution of $1.5 trillion in federal funding.
In a move that will almost certainly draw legal challenges, President Donald Trump’s today directed the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to exclude undocumented immigrants from the U.S. Census.
Organizers of the event, Centro CHA, a non-profit Latino human and social service agency, said that they also wanted to celebrate the Father’s Day weekend and the recent graduates of 2020.
While the federally mandated population count can now be completed online for the first time, the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered outreach efforts that are critical for marginalized communities considered hard to count.
The 2020 Census is here and the U.S. government is hoping to get as many households to participate through one of three ways: online, by phone or by mail.