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At Philly 2020 census summit, neighborhood leaders train to be ‘trusted messengers’

With less than five months left until Census Day on April 1, Philly Counts’ leadership summit focused on what census engagement should look like on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood level.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Voting reform bill heads to governor’s desk; critics say the state’s ramming through changes

Counties would get back 60 percent of election system upgrade costs under SB421.
By Emily Previti

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Black Americans don’t always respond to the census. Pennsylvania’s NAACP is trying to correct that.

The Urban Institute recently projected that up to 3.68 percent of the black population might be at high risk of not being counted. That’s around 1,727,200 people.

By Katie Meyer

2 out of 5 Asian Pacific American households in Pa. risk going uncounted in census

Roughly 40% of Pennsylvania’s Asian American and Pacific Islander community is at risk of going uncounted in the 2020 census, according to Governor Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Pa. officials calling attention to importance of complete 2020 census count

Census Day is officially April 1, 2020, but the leader of the governor’s Complete Count Commission says the time to get the word out is now.

By Rachel McDevitt

The 2020 Census preparations are underway

Counting the entire population of the country, estimated at nearly 330 million people, is a massive undertaking and involves years of planning and preparation.

By Merideth Bucher and Smart Talk

State funding for census outreach is unnecessary, GOP tells Wolf

"The federal government funds the census, so there's no need for state dollars to go into the census."
By Katie Meyer