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To reach hard-to-count communities, a play about census during tax-prep season

As Philadelphia ramps up census awareness campaigns, Ceiba and theater nonprofit Just Act are collaborating on “Count Me In.”

By Emily Scott/WHYY

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Counting Philly’s Cambodians in the 2020 census: ‘We aren’t invisible’

“The biggest push will be them understanding that it’s safe, it’s protected and it will be a positive impact for us,” Sarun Chan said.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

White and Black people to get more room on 2020 census to explain their origins

In 2010, the bureau surveyed 308.7 million people. 19.1 million people, most of them of Hispanic or Latino origin, said they were of a race not on the form.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

GOP ‘congressional census’ circulates in Montgomery and Berks counties, causes confusion

“The big risk is that people will fill this out and believe they have completed the census."
By Ximena Conde/WHYY

With two months to go, US Census Bureau needs to boost hiring in western Pennsylvania

The bureau has hired 69 percent of the workers it needs in Allegheny County, according to recent data.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA