We are excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the US Census Bureau to support the 2020Census! As a partner, we’ll be working to ensure that our community is accurately represented.
So what is the census? Why is it important? And how is the information used?
The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation—who we are, where we live, and so much more. The results of this once-a-decade count determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives. They are also used to draw congressional and state legislative districts.
Over the next decade, lawmakers, business owners, and many others will use 2020 Census data to make critical decisions. The results will show where communities need new schools, new clinics, new roads, and more services for families, older adults, and children. The results will also inform how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are allocated to more than 100 programs, including Medicaid, Head Start, block grants for community mental health services, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP.
To learn more about the census, watch this short video that explains what the census is all about.
You can also click on the links below to see more information.
You can also learn more at 2020census.gov.