Sample questions on race and origin for the 2020 Census, and a reminder from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality that accurate census data on race and origin are necessary for civil rights protections and increasing equality.

Takeaways:

  • Diverse communities rely on accurate data to fight inequality and achieve justice.
  • Here are examples of what the race and origin questions will look like.
  • The federal government uses origin and ethnicity for decisions about social programs.