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Census 2020

Census 2020
Census 2020

Census Count Ends At 5 A.M. Friday After Supreme Court Sides With Trump Plan To End It Early

"The harms caused by rushing this year's census count are irreparable. And respondents will suffer their lasting impact for at least the next 10 years," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said in her dissent.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Fill Out The Census, Get Free Food And A Dental Checkup In Humboldt Park

In a final push to get Latino residents counted, public officials and community organizations are holding a big event.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Census Count Must Continue Until End Of October, Federal Judge Rules

The shortened schedule, previously slated to end next week, would impact political representation and the distribution of federal funding, the judge said. The Trump administration appealed the ruling.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

There’s One Week Left To Fill Out The Census, Chicago: ‘Everyone Benefits When We Are Counted’ Lightfoot Says

The state risks losing $195 million per year for each 1 percent of the population undercounted.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Fill Out The Census For A Chance To Win A Quinceañera

The group hopes young Latinas will encourage their family to sign up for the census so they can win the prize. “We wanted to do something that would transcend all the counties in Illinois.”

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

With Census Response Rates Lagging, State Rep Throws Event To Boost Northwest Side Participation

Neighbors can get free school supplies, raffle prizes, elotes, masks and more when they fill out the 2020 Census at the Friday event.

Belmont Cragin, Hermosa

The Race To Count Immigrant Communities In The Census

As time runs out, some of the neighborhoods in Chicago with the lowest census response rates are those with high numbers of Latinx immigrants.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Get Free Swag When You Fill Out The Census In Englewood Tuesday

The Census in the Ward event is noon-3 p.m. Tuesday at the southwest corner of 63rd and Halsted streets.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

After Census Bureau Moves Up Deadline, Chicago Organizers Scrambling To Get Residents Counted

Organizers now have to squeeze three months of labor-intensive work into two months, and they're worried they won’t be able to reach as many residents in resource-starved neighborhoods.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Free Coronavirus Testing, Food And More Available At Museum Event Friday

People can enjoy free food and local art while registering to vote, filling out the census and receiving free coronavirus and HIV tests.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

With Low Census Response Rates In Back Of The Yards, Groups Hit The Streets To Increase Participation

Elected officials, community groups and neighbors kicked off a weeks-long effort to canvass streets, passing out literature and urging residents to fill out the census.

Back of the Yards

Just 55% Of Chicagoans Have Filled Out 2020 Census — Which Means City Could Lose Badly-Needed Funds

"The census isn't just about tallying our city's population; it's about making sure we have the resources we need to make sure investments happen all over this city."


Little Village: Fill Out Your Census Form Before It’s Too Late, Community Groups Urge As Neighborhood Participation Lags

About 41.2 percent of households have completed the census across the 22nd Ward, according to the most recent data.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Kids Can Get Free Hair Cuts While Parents Fill Out The Census On The West Side

Organizers hope the event will increase census participation and help Black-owned businesses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Englewood Residents Can Win $50 For Making A Census Video To Boost Participation

The "So Fresh Video Contest" is being held by the Residents Association of Greater Englewood, also known as R.A.G.E.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

U.S. Census Bureau Hiring Census Takers In Pilsen

The bureau needs census takers, field supervisors and recruiting assistants as local groups try to increase census participation.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Pilsen Alderman, Local Groups Push To Increase Census Response Rate With Caravan And Talk Friday

In the 25th Ward, which includes Pilsen, Chinatown and parts of the West Loop, 45 percent of residents have completed the census.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

North Side Officials Seek To ‘Drag’ Up Census Response With Drag Queen-Led Rally

Census participation helps determine federal funding for critical services including education, child care, workforce training and health care.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

In Under-Resourced North Lawndale, Less Than One-Third Of Neighbors Have Completed The Census

Every uncounted resident will cost the state up to $1,800 in federal funds per year, officials said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

South Side Politicos Team Up For Virtual Events To Boost Dismal Census Numbers

Census data is used to determine how much federal funding a community receives for critical services, and whether that community can be redistricted.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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