Corona Virus Forces Bureau to Suspend Census Field Operations Until April 1 3/18/2020
Don’t want a census taker at your door during the coronavirus outbreak? Fill it out online 3/12/2020
The 2020 census is online. Here’s how to do it. 3/12/2020
What you'll receive in the mail 3/6/2020
Census troop-counting rules could tip congressional balance 2/26/2020
The new system for counting troops deployed abroad could make a difference in states such as North Carolina and Texas
Census Bureau spends millions on ads combating citizenship question scare 2/18/2020
Why the Fastest Growing Population in America Is The Least Likely to Fill Out the Census 2/14/2020
CALIFORNIA INFLUENCERS JOIN STATE’S CAMPAIGN AS ‘CENSUS AMBASSADORS’ 1/28/2020
Census estimates: Redistricting ahead for California, New York and Texas 1/6/2020
This is how Long Beach is getting ready for the 2020 Census 1/2/2020
On Census, Facebook And Instagram To Ban Disinformation And False Ads 12/19/2019
Centro CHA realiza un foro comunitario para resolver inquietudes sobre el Censo 2020 12/7/2019
Census gets funding boost in stopgap bill 11/21/2019
The Census Bureau Makes Device as a Service Count 11/18/2019
In 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau will launch the most state-of-the-art population count in history, taking advantage of mobile devices, technology and solutions that were barely available a decade ago.
The Census is a target for disinformation 11/6/2019
It’s an all-hands-on-deck situation to stop the vital count from being compromised. But there are still concerns that Big Tech isn’t being transparent enough.
MIT Technology Review, 11/6/2019, Angela Chen
Blocked Citizenship Question Not Likely To Lower Census Response, Bureau Finds 10/31/2019
"If the Trump administration had been allowed to add the now-blocked citizenship question to the 2020 census, it likely would not have had a significant effect on self-response rates, the Census Bureau said Thursday."
NPR, 10/31/2019, Hansi Lo Wang
Census Bureau Confirms Noncitizens To Be Hired For 2020 After Uncertainty 10/25/2019
"The federal government is widening its recruiting efforts for 2020 census jobs to include certain noncitizens for their non-English language skills, a Census Bureau official announced this week."
NPR, 10/25/2019, Hansi Lo Wang
Could the 2020 Census Help Bridge the Digital Divide? 10/25/2019
"As government agencies and nonprofit groups help prepare communities for the nation’s first high-tech Census, digital inclusion advocates see a chance to bridge digital divides that span well past next year’s count."
Government Technology, 10/25/2019, Zack Quaintance
Long Beach Schools Receive $2000 each for Census Outreach to Students and Families 10/22/2019
"The Los Angeles County Office of Education announced Monday that it will dedicate $2 million to help historically undercounted communities conduct an accurate 2020 Census. LACOE said it will partner with more than 960 schools in districts that include Los Angeles, Long Beach, Compton, Glendale, Lynwood, Montebello, Mountain View, Paramount and Pomona, giving each school $2,000 for census outreach to students and families."
Los Angeles Daily News, 10/22/2019, City News Service
Census Bureau Struggles To Add Staff For 2020's Census 10/22/2019
"The bureau right now is more than three months behind in getting some 1,500 outreach workers, known as partnership specialists, fully on board. And that's before it even steps up hiring for those 500,000 enumerators it will need next year."
NPR, 10/22/2019, Hansi Lo Wang
Digital Inclusion and Digital Divide 10/3/2019
"The City of Long Beach’s Technology and Innovation Department, in collaboration with the Economic Development Department, is launching efforts for a Digital Inclusion Roadmap that will address the digital divide and promote digital equity and inclusion in Long Beach.
Signal Tribune, 10/3/2019, Staff Report
Kickoff Meeting 8/12/2019
"On Friday, the city kicked off its first Complete Count Committee meeting to plan for the 2020 census count. City leaders, determined to get a more accurate count this time, have proposed $600,000 in one-time funds in the 2020 budget to support census work."
Long Beach Post, 8/12/2019, Kelly Puente