2020 Census Is Critical for Your Community

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2020 Census Is Critical for Your Community

Whether you live in a metropolis or a tiny crossroads, in the suburbs or on a boat sailing from port to port, responding to the 2020 Census is critical for your community. 

But a community isn’t always a geographic location, such as a town or a neighborhood. It’s not just where you are but who you are, too. 

For example, you can be part of the nationwide community of college students, not just college students at, say, the University of Louisville in Kentucky. 

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Scores of programs target specific communities of people like college students and young school children.  

Continue reading about how the 2020 Census will help shape the future of specific communities of similar people no matter where they live across the country. 


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