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Give the Census time for an accurate count – OCala StarBanner

Original Article: https://www.ocala.com/story/opinion/2020/08/21/give-census-time-accurate-count/3409734001/ Recently, an unprecedented and hasty move by the administration to radically change the 2020 Census timetable has placed Florida at risk of a huge undercount and of losing tens of billions of dollars in its fair share of Federal funding over the next decade as well as equitable representation in government. We

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Editorial: Accurate census count is crucial for Jacksonville residents – The Florida Times Union (Jacksonville)

Original Article: https://www.jacksonville.com/story/opinion/editorials/2020/08/19/editorial-page/3399325001/ It makes no sense to stop the U.S. Census before a full count is made. The Census Bureau is going to stop its data collection at the end of September rather than the end of October. This not an abstract statistical issue. The undercount in 2010 cost Florida about $20 billion in

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Low census response threatens federal funding: My Panhandle

Original Article: https://www.mypanhandle.com/news/low-census-response-threatens-federal-funding/ PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — As of Wednesday, Bay County census responses remain lower than the state average; now, county leaders are urging residents to complete the census before time runs out. The U.S. Census Bureau recently said that it will be ending counting efforts earlier than previously scheduled, from October 31st

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: News, TV|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Census changes will shortchange Florida | Column: Tampa Bay Times

Original Article: https://www.tampabay.com/opinion/2020/08/12/census-changes-will-shortchange-florida-column/ An unprecedented and hasty move by the Trump administration to radically change the 2020 Census timetable has placed Florida at risk of a huge undercount and of losing tens of billions of dollars in its fair share of federal funding over the next decade as well as equitable representation in government. Our

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

New unexpected Census deadlines guarantee Florida will lose critical funding | Opinion: Miami Herald

Original Article: https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article244877497.html An unprecedented and hasty move by the Trump administration to radically change the 2020 Census timetable has placed Florida at risk of a huge undercount. That means the state would lose tens of billions of dollars in its fair share of federal funding over the next decade as well as equitable representation

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

WLRN Interview – South Florida’s Census Response Rate Is Low. Here’s How Local Nonprofits Are Shifting Their Outreach

The WLRN interview aired on their morning news. Here is the link of the article and the recording: https://www.wlrn.org/post/south-floridas-census-response-rate-low-heres-how-local-nonprofits-are-shifting-their-outreach During the last few months of 2019, several local and statewide organizations in Florida were finalizing big plans for Census 2020 outreach. A lot of it would involve door-to-door canvassing in neighborhoods across South Florida and

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: News, Radio Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Univision – Miami-Ft. Lauderdale – Solo 56% de las personas que residen en Miami-Dade han respondido el Censo 2020

Según la organización Hispanic Federation, la participación de los hispanos en el conteo es una de las más bajas en el condado. El miedo con respecto al estatus migratorio y la desinformación serían factores determinantes por los cuales gran parte de esta comunidad no ha respondido al cuestionario. Esto preocupa a las autoridades. Original Story:

By |2020-09-19T13:20:31+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: News, TV|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jacksonville Free Press – Don’t Let COVID-19 Count You Out!

By Moné Holder – Despite being in the midst of a global pandemic, the 2020 Census is taking place and Floridians will be counted whether they are in the mood for it or not. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken us all by surprise. In the blink of an eye, we have lost loved ones, scrambled for

By |2020-06-23T21:30:06+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments