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.
As of today, over 90 million households have responded to the 2020 Census, with over four in five households doing so online.
A set of resources assembled by First 5 California to help share Census messaging.
This infographic covers reviews the populations the Census typically undercounts in California, why there is a state undercount, and how that undercount can be reduced in 2020.
Find an example of a sign-on letter to the Census Bureau below.
Statement by former Census Bureau directors supporting the Census Bureau’s decision to extend the start of field operations to June 1, 2020.
The Trump administration's plans to add a hotly contested citizenship question to the 2020 census have suffered another major blow in the courts.
As a Foundation, we believe in the values of equity and dignity. And we believe that all people should be treated with respect and have access to services and opportunities that allow them to thrive. Our work helps build strong, safe, and vibrant communities in California where all people are heard and can make their contribution to realizing the California dream.
State lawmakers will provide $40 million in state money to ensure New Yorkers are ready for next year’s census, sources told the Daily News Wednesday.
The Counting for Dollars program aims to understand the extent to which domestic financial assistance programs will rely on data from the 2020 Census to distribute federal monies to state, localities and households across the nation, and the impact of the accuracy of the 2020 Census on the geographic distribution of federal funds.
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