MACS 2020 members are getting the word out about the need for a successful Census 2020:
- MACS 2020 Director Joan Naymark and others on risks of a 2020 undercount, and how it it could especially hurt rural areas
- Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower discusses role that local resources need to play in the face of proposed federal funding that fall short of need for Census 2020.
- Bob Tracey of the Minnesota Council on Foundations joins Demographer Brower in discussing the need for Minnesota to get an accurate 2020 count in anticipation of the state losing a congressional seat after the census
Additionally, The Census Project’s Terri Ann Lowenthal provides details on the “grave risk” Congress is taking by failing to provide the Census Bureau with adequate funding, with details on how funding shortfalls now stand to derail planned innovations in advance of 2020.