Civil Rights Activists Fight to Keep Citizenship Question Off 2020 Census

 

“The census has historically missed certain communities — communities of color, urban and rural low-income households, immigrants, and young children — at disproportionately high rates,” Wheatfall said Wednesday during a media conference call. “Being undercounted deprives these communities of equal political representation and private and public resources.”

The Leadership Conference Education Fund and Ethnic Media Services hosted the call, which featured the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) and the National Urban League.

The theme of the discussion was to push the importance of Read Story

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