2020 Census News

Uncategorized 07.26.19

ADVISORY: Census Advocates, Local Officials Host Summit to Encourage Communities to Get Out the Count

CHICAGO – On August 1, at 12:15 p.m. CT, The Census Counts Campaign, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and State Voices will host a lunch with state and local elected officials during the Get Out the Count (GOTC) regional summit in Chicago, IL. Both groups bring together the States Count Action Network (S-CAN), a coalition of local census advocates, to discuss and plan 2020 Census GOTC efforts to reach hard-to-count communities.

Press Release 07.2.19

Democracy Wins: Citizenship Question Removed From 2020 Census

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund, issued the following statement on the U.S. government’s decision to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census and begin printing the forms:

Press Release 06.14.19

Civil Rights Advocates Highlight the Importance of All Communities Getting Counted in 2020 Census

WASHINGTON –The Leadership Conference Education Fund, together with Ethnic Media Services, hosted a telephone press briefing today featuring National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, National Urban League, New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), and Community Change and the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), to discuss the importance of the 2020 Census to communities of color and the need to ensure everyone gets counted.

Press Release 06.5.19

New Report: 2020 Census Could Miscount Millions of People of Color

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund, issued the following statement on the Urban Institute’s recent report showing that the 2020 Census could miscount millions of people of color and young children: