Why is the Census Important An accurate census is critical because it is used to determine the distribution of federal dollars and political representation for the next ten years New Mexico receives over $7 billion each year through federal programs which benefit the entire community: health care, nutrition, highways, education, housing, jobs and more that allocate funds on per capita basis. Million Dollar Loss in funding…
What is the Census?
The Census is safe, easy, and important. www.my2020census.gov
Tuesdays with Liz: Why Medicaid is Important
This week’ on "Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All," Liz sat down for a chat with Evan Nodvin, a disability advocate from Georgia. They talked about...
Rosie's Story: Why The ACA Is Important To Our Family
I was 20 weeks pregnant when my husband and I learned our firstborn would be born missing the entirety of her right leg as well as her left forearm.
Why Education Is The Most Important Revolution Of Our Time
The ways learning happens in the US are shifting rapidly. We're out to capture learning in its natural habitat, from soccer fields to science labs, boardrooms to bedrooms. Welcome to NPR Ed.
Why Super Sunday is Important to Our Family
With Super Sunday—April 2—fast approaching, I sat down with David and Amy Weiskopf to learn more about their involvement with Cincinnati’s largest annual Jewish community…
How Are Our Lives Not Important? An Eyewitness describes the Nageezi, NM Oil Fire
Around 10:30 on the night of July 11, I received a text message from a fellow community member. I did not read it until almost a half hour later as I was...
Students: Why are the Humanities important?
A short video explaining StuHum's mission. For Students, By Students: Using Social Media to Ensure a Future for the Humanities. Join the team and advocate! h...
How to Engage Local Businesses In Census Work
How to Engage Local Businesses In Census Work Our Census Counts 2020 partner, the Council for a Strong America, has posted their September 2019 Webinar about how to engage local businesses in Census activities. The Council has over 2400 business leader members across the country, and their goal is to promote policies and programs that build a strong workforce and economy. This is great information for any Board Members who are also in the business community to impress upon them why and how…
Census 2020 is coming, and Contra Costa must not be undercounted
There are two key changes to the Census in 2020, both of which could make a big difference for our County 1. Census reporting will be available online for the first time. This technology reduces resource expenditure on door-to-door canvassing, but inequitable access to the web remains a challenge across West County 2. The addition of the citizenship status question, which could reduce participation among our…
Census Report on Marriage Trends
The most beneficial family structure is that of the intact family. This structure, however, is declining in practice for many Americans. The...
Why is English important to you?
In celebration of International Education Week 2015, students in Celeste Simoes' English language courses shared why English is important for them. These stu...
Why Is the U.S. Census So Important?
The 2020 Census count will begin in January, kicking off a once-a-decade operation in which every household in the United States will be asked to answer a short series of questions that will influence policymaking and planning for the next decade. 1 The U.S. Constitution mandates that a census be taken every 10 years to count all people—both citizens and noncitizens—living in the United States. 2…
Why Open Communication with Our Kids Is More Vital Now Than Ever
Why is Volunteering Important?
“I feel volunteering is important because it gets you out into the community and makes you see other walks of life.” Pat Kenkel, Director of Volunteers, expl...
Why are allies important?
Why are allies important to LGBT youth in school? Allies contribute to LGBT students overall sense of belonging to their school community and decrease the fr...
What Is the Census?
The 2020 census is coming! It's important to be counted. Learn about the census and how to complete it.
What makes Plimoth Plantation Important?
Tourism Cares is headed to Plymouth, MA on September 26 and 27 for a volunteer restoration project. The Tourism Cares team had a chance to speak with the woo...
'Black Census' Finds That Low Wages Are the Top Issue For LGB+ Respondents
More than 5,400 gay, lesbian, bisexual or “other” people surveyed said that making ends meet is more important than marriage equality.
Census important in number of ways
The United States Constitution requires an actual enumeration (census) of every person living in the United States to be taken every 10 years Among other things, the census is used to determine the number of U. S. Representatives each state gets in the House of Representatives. Originally each district represented 30,000 people Signed into law on June 18, 1929, the Permanent Apportionment Act capped House Membership…