Census 2020: Learn What is at Stake!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
RAILS Burr Ridge Conf Room B / Videoconference Room

Every ten years, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, every state must count its residents. Ahead of 2020, there is much preparation necessary for a fair and accurate count across the United States.

Anita Banerji, Forefront's Director of the Democracy Initiative, will talk about why the 2020 Census is particularly important for Illinois. She will also discuss the work of the IL Count Me In 2020 statewide coalition and note how libraries across the state can play a key role in being trusted messengers, encouraging residents to self-report next spring.

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