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August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our Live Census Updates Are Now Bi-Weekly As we enter the final operational phases of the decennial count, there will be less weekly news to report, and we need all the time to count that [...]


503, 2020

How much funding does Texas receive based on Census data?

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Expanding on recent research demonstrating that in Fiscal Year 2017 states and localities annually received over $1.5 trillion dollars in census-guided federal funding from 316 programs, George Washington University’s “Counting [...]

1602, 2020

Outreach Begins to Group Living Facilities Ahead of 2020 Census

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Ahead of the self-response period starting in mid-March, the U.S. Census Bureau is contacting group living facilities across the nation ahead of the 2020 Census to ensure accurate counts of [...]

502, 2020

Texas Counts Recognized as Census Reference for Medical Providers by Texas Medical Association

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Texas Counts effort is mentioned in the article,"Help Patients Stand Up to Be Counted in the Census" by Sean Price on the Texas Medical Association website: Excerpt: Every 10 [...]

302, 2020

Awareness Phase of Census Messaging Addresses Concerns About Confidentiality, Privacy, and Security

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As part of the "Awareness" advertising and messaging phase of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has created a timely page around data protection to address concerns about [...]

2701, 2020

Take Action: Pledge to Complete the 2020 Census with Texas Organizing Project

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The Texas Organizing Project (TOP) invites all Texans to take their pledge to be counted in the 2020 Census: Take the TOP Census Pledge From TOP: The Census [...]

1401, 2020

Featured Resource: Census Counts 2020 Hub

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Census Counts 2020 has a wealth of resources available on their hub. Their hub includes webinars, digital organizing tools, and an extensive library of data, facts, and FAQs. This [...]

1401, 2020

News: Census Questionnaire Guides Released in 60 Languages

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The U.S. Census Bureau has released census questionnaire guides in 60 different languages detailing the bureau's explanation of how to fill out the census questionnaire. The guide will also be available in braille and large print in [...]

1401, 2020

Where to Report False Information About the Census from Color of Change

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From Color of Change: The Color of Change has shared their Census Disinformation Reporting portal, a tool for reporting false or misleading information that has been intentionally designed to confuse or [...]

1401, 2020

Featured Article: “Census 2020 – Count All Kids Alert” from Child Care Aware of America

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This article by Debbie Stein and Child Care Aware of America originally appeared here: Once every 10 years, our nation undergoes the gargantuan task of “counting every one, only once, [...]

1401, 2020

Featured Article: “Colonias to Immigrants: We Need You at Census Time” from The Pew Charitable Trusts

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This article (with a useful interactive map for understanding the colonias at the original source) by Tim Henderson originally appeared on The Pew Charitable Trusts website: A colonia is one [...]

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