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Political Hispanic: “Florida seeks to avoid failures in the 2020 census with help from community groups”

Source:   An initiative by several Florida organizations aims to raise $2 million to create an “accurate” census in this state, which lost approximately $20 billion in federal funding due to failures in the last national census count. So far, the “Florida Counts Census 2020” initiative, promoted by organizations such as the Wallace H.

By |2020-01-28T20:11:06+00:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Miami Herald: “Be counted in Census 2020, even though Florida leaders don’t want (some of you) to”

Source: Miami Herald   Pay attention, South Floridians. It’s very likely that the Republican Legislature, with the tacit of approval of Gov. Ron DeSantis, is working on the biggest, baddest voter suppression effort of modern times. Or else, they’re just clueless. While civic organizations across the state are putting money behind “be sure to be

By |2020-01-28T20:02:49+00:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

WJCT: Radio Interview

Source and link to listen: Here On today's program we looked at how Florida lawmakers reacted to this week’s impeachment vote with Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL 27). We also took a look at how the proposed funding cuts to SNAP could impact the Sunshine State with Shalala and Katy DeBriere, Legal Director/Staff Attorney, the Florida Health Justice Project.

By |2020-01-28T20:12:48+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Miami Herald: “When you participate in the census, you help the entire community. We’re here to help.”

Source: Miami Herald Greater Miami has a lot at stake in next year’s U.S. Census count. The Children’s Trust, Health Foundation of South Florida, The Miami Foundation and others have joined forces to focus Miami’s attention on why the 2020 Census matters for our community, and we need your help. The census counts each person in

By |2020-01-28T20:05:38+00:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments “Census is yet another worry for Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael, Tampa Bay Times.”

Source: MEXICO BEACH — In the places where Hurricane Michael hit hardest last year, officials have a new worry over the 2020 U.S. Census, which they say could record their population as unusually low, skewing federal funding and political representation for up to a decade. Cities and counties in the storm’s path have suffered

By |2020-01-28T20:07:28+00:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Miami Herald: “Participate in the Census so that our community gets its fair share.”

Source: Miami Herald The U.S. Census Bureau was created with a ministerial mission in mind: Count every single person living in the United States each decade, regardless of age, legal status or race. On April 1, 2020, every household across our nation will receive a survey about the residents in their home. The Constitution requires

By |2020-01-28T20:08:35+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments