Census 2020: Federal Updates
The U.S. Census Bureau is adapting or delaying some of our operations to protect the health and safety of our staff and the public and make sure we get the same population counted another way. Visit this page for the lates announcements.
Census Bureau to Resume Some 2020 Census Field Operations in Select Locations. The list of the Area Census Offices (ACO) is attached below.
Statement by former Census Bureau directors supporting the Census Bureau’s decision to extend the start of field operations to June 1, 2020.
U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham Statement on 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19
2020 Census operational adjustments due to COVID-19.
COVID-19 lockdowns make it even more challenging to ensure hard-to-count populations are accurately represented in the 2020 Census.
The U.S. Census Bureau is suspending 2020 Census field operations for two additional weeks to April 15, 2020.
A joint statement on the suspension of field operations and the way forward for the Census during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A list of the changes to Census 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Updated March 21, 2020
March 18, 2020
2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1, 2020.
Beginning today, in support of guidance on what we can all do to help slow the spread of coronavirus, 2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1, 2020. The Census Bureau is taking this step to help protect the health and safety of the American public, Census Bureau employees, and everyone going through the hiring process for temporary census taker positions.
This one-pager is a great refresher for some and general overview for others on counting young children in the 2020 Census.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
Funders Applaud Outcome on Citizenship Question Case, Remain Committed to 2020 Census
Today, the Supreme Court decided to block Trump’s citizenship question and asked the Commerce Department to further explain their reasoning for adding the question.
“We applaud today’s decision to block the untested citizenship question from the 2020 Census. The decision affirms that the Supreme Court saw through the Trump administration’s deceitful attempts to weaponize the census..."
In a voting rights victory, the Supreme Court today denied the Trump administration’s effort to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
United Philanthropy Forum commends the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to affirm the District Court’s ruling to remand the case to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
As an organization committed to equity and justice, GCIR believes every person deserves to be counted. We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision today to temporarily block the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. This ruling is a victory for democracy, yet the census still faces significant challenges.
The 2020 census has put many foundations on a state of high alert. Getting an accurate count on the census is important because the data collected is used to determine not only representation in Congress, but also the destination of federal dollars.
The Trump administration's plans to add a hotly contested citizenship question to the 2020 census have suffered another major blow in the courts.