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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

Telemundo Interview – June 17th, 2020 – La importancia de hacerte contar en el Censo 2020

The interview aired on Wednesday, June 17 at their 6 p.m. news and it was uploaded online last night. Here is the link: https://www.telemundo49.com/noticias/local/la-importancia-de-hacerte-contar-en-el-censo-2020/1996498/

By |2020-06-23T21:30:06+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: News, TV|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Palm Beach Post – Point of View: Be safer at home and be counted in the Census

Source: Palm Beach Post Florida derives one-third of its budget from census-based federal funding. If we don’t get counted, we don’t count. Now that National Census Day, April 1, has passed, it is still vital for every person to be counted. >>>Related content: Editorial: Too many Floridians went uncounted in the 2010 census. We can’t

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

ClickOrlando – US Census Bureau asks to extend data collecting, reporting deadlines due to pandemic

Original Source: Click Orlando Article All in-person census taking halted amid coronavirus outbreak The fight to flatten the curve of the coronavirus is having an impact on the 2020 U.S. census count. A U.S. Census Bureau spokesperson confirms, because of COVID-19 and social distancing measures, the Bureau had to temporarily stop all in person interactions

By |2020-06-23T21:30:06+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: News, TV|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sun Sentinel: Be counted in the 2020 Census. Fill out online form from home. | Opinion

Source: Sun Sentinel PDF: Sunsentinel_online_Be counted in the 2020 Census. Fill out online form from home Opinion_4_5_20 Over the weekend, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel published the Census op-ed. Attached is the .pdf clip and here is the online link: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-op-com-reyes-jean-etienne-urban-league-broward-2020-census-20200403-smahibyrvffy7dpqu7ct26nwh4-story.html

By |2020-06-23T21:30:06+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

WFEZ Easy 93.1 (South Florida) – Interviewed Susan Racher on the Florida Counts Census 2020 efforts

WFEZ Easy 93.1 (South Florida) On-Air Host/Community Affairs Host, Ellen Jaffe, interviewed Susan Racher on the Florida Counts Census 2020 efforts and grants awarded.  The radio interview broadcast on the morning of 2/9.

By |2020-02-10T19:44:12+00:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

PHILANTHROPIC COMMUNITY UNITES TO RAISE FUNDS, MOBILIZE AND EDUCATE FOR AN ACCURATE CENSUS FOR FLORIDA

By Susan Racher, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and Florida Counts Census Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau attempts to count every person in the United States which is quite the undertaking. The next enumeration is set to begin on April 1st and will be the first

By |2020-02-10T19:43:43+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, 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