Post Tagged with: "2020 Census"

Julie Menin, New York's director of the Census, addressing the May 29 conference "2020 Census: Making New York Count" at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY (Photo by Jehangir Khattak for Voices of NY)

Making New York Count: A 2020 Census Conference

Demographics, Featured Posts, Immigration, New York May 29, 2019 at 7:46 pm

A half-day conference on the 2020 Census, organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, was held Wednesday at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Demonstration at Amazon’s offices to protest the company’s cooperation with ICE. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

A May Day to Demand Respect for Immigrants

Immigration, Labor, New York May 2, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Immigrant rights, the Census citizenship question and fair wages were at the forefront of issues raised at this year’s May 1 events in New York and Los Angeles, El Diario La Prensa and La Opinión report.

Steve Choi, from the NYIC, wants more funding allocated to promoting the 2020 Census. (Photo via El Diario)

Demanding Funds for NY’s 2020 Census Count

Demographics, Immigration, New York April 24, 2019 at 3:48 pm

Pro-immigration advocates urged the city and the state to double the funds allocated to the 2020 Census, arguing that a thorough counting of all immigrant communities is vital for New York’s political and financial strength, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Community meeting in Brooklyn addressing the census. (Photo via El Diario)

NYC Campaign to Ease Census Fears among Immigrants

Demographics, New York April 2, 2019 at 4:59 pm

A year in advance, the city is kicking off a campaign to ensure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census and to mobilize immigrant communities afraid to participate, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Sample images from the US Census Bureau's Brand Guidelines, issued March 4, 2019.

Learn About the 2020 Census Media Campaign

Communities, Demographics, Featured Posts, New York March 27, 2019 at 5:50 pm

The Census Bureau is holding a Media Vendor Day in NYC on April 3, and one in Puerto Rico on April 5. It’s an opportunity for media outlets to learn about how to get Census-related advertising, and they’ll need to file RFPs by May 17.

Julie Menin, recently named Director of the Census for NYC, addressing community and ethnic media at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. (Photo by Jehangir Khattak)

NYC to ‘Light a Fire’ for a Complete Census Count

Demographics, Featured Posts, Government, Immigration March 7, 2019 at 6:21 pm

The new director of the Census for NYC met with the community and ethnic media on March 7 at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams (center) with Lurie Favors (right), at the New York City Black Leadership Action Coalition for Census 2020 at Medgar Evers College, as they jointly launched the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee. (Photo by Erica Sherman/Brooklyn BP’s Office via BK Reader)

A Brooklyn Push to Fill Out the Census and ‘Check Black’

Black, Brooklyn, Demographics January 25, 2019 at 4:51 pm

Lurie Daniel-Favors, who leads the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee for the upcoming Census, speaks to BK Reader about getting as many residents as possible to fill it in, and the “Check Black” campaign started in response to a major change on the survey.

(Photo courtesy Gov. Cuomo's Office, via Gotham Gazette)

NYS Lags on 2020 Census Prep

Communities, Government, Immigration January 23, 2019 at 5:29 pm

New York State missed a deadline the legislature set for a report that would outline recommendations for achieving an accurate count in the 2020 Census, and an official state commission has yet to be formed, Gotham Gazette reports.

California Ethnic Media Demands ‘Fair’ State Funds for Census Campaign

National December 17, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Representatives of Hispanic media told California State Assembly speaker Anthony Rendón the 2020 Census should count all Latinos in the state because without them, “California is not counted well,” La Opinión reports. The meeting, held at La Opinión offices, included representatives from Univisión, Telemundo, Estrella TV, Black Media, and other ethnic media outlets. Attendees said ethnic media should receive a fair proportion of the state funds for the Census campaigns. Speaker Rendón vowed to push the legislature to give ethnic media “as much as possible” of the $17.6 million contemplated in the state Census budget for the media in general.

Members of Desis Rising Up and Moving march during a protest related to the Trump administration's family separation policy. (Photo by Max Siegelbaum via Documented)

Community Orgs Await NYC Dollars for 2020 Census Outreach

Immigration, New York December 3, 2018 at 3:23 pm

Community organizations say the city hasn’t allocated funds to them to help with outreach for the 2020 Census, Documented reports.

From New York Counts 2020: What's at stake and what you can do, in Chinese.

2020 Census: Blocking a Citizenship Question

Demographics, Immigration July 31, 2018 at 4:37 pm

The coalition of organizations New York Counts 2020 urges New Yorkers to weigh in with comments opposing the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census.

April 24 panel on the 2020 Census. Left to right: Wendy Weiser, moderator, director of the democracy program at the Brennan Center for Justice, Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference and Joseph Salvo, director of Population Division of the NYC Department of City Planning. (Photo by Karen Pennar for Voices of NY)

‘Be Counted – Trump Doesn’t Want You to Be’

Demographics, Featured Posts, Immigration April 24, 2018 at 6:24 pm

Experts discussed challenges to the 2020 Census, in New York and beyond, at a panel held by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

A large percentage of the New York City population does not have citizenship.  (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New York Fiercely Opposes Census Citizenship Question

Government, Latino, New York March 28, 2018 at 5:58 pm

City and state officials, Latino leaders and immigration activists blasted Trump’s decision to include a citizenship question on the next census and vowed to try to prevent this from happening, El Diario/La Prensa reports.