Capitalizing on Census 2020’s unique opportunity to build capacity for Black media, the Lab community works collectively to create original content for various platforms and channels. Lab training includes briefings on Census resources and research, social media policy updates on disinformation and misinformation, alongside data analysis and visualization using Esri mapping technology.
Over the next few weeks leading up to the official Census Day April 1st we here at the Observer will look to showcase different organizations within our community who are doing great work to insure we are all accurately counted.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that it had established a task force and was carefully monitoring the coronavirus
situation and will follow the guidance of federal, state and local health authorities while tallying the population.
A mother sitting in the park with her toddlers may not understand the importance of the U.S. Census, but gets it upon learning that filling the survey out today can mean her children having a spot in a free afterschool program a few years from now.