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White and Black people to get more room on 2020 census to explain their origins

In 2010, the bureau surveyed 308.7 million people. 19.1 million people, most of them of Hispanic or Latino origin, said they were of a race not on the form.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

GOP ‘congressional census’ circulates in Montgomery and Berks counties, causes confusion

“The big risk is that people will fill this out and believe they have completed the census."
By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Libraries partner with census in effort to get a complete count

The 2020 Census is reaching out to trusted community groups in the midstate to help include as many people as possible in the count, and libraries hope to play a role

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa.’s second lady, others urging residents to be like ‘the cool kids’ and be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census

Gisele Fetterman said she has dedicated her career to working with under-represented people.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

‘I don’t need the job’: Is $27/hr enough to entice workers for census in places like Montco?

The bulk of phone interviews and background checks are slated to take place between March and April, but recruiting would extend as long as June, according to the recruiters.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

At Philly 2020 census summit, neighborhood leaders train to be ‘trusted messengers’

With less than five months left until Census Day on April 1, Philly Counts’ leadership summit focused on what census engagement should look like on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood level.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

PennDOT reviewing Trump administration request for driver’s license data

The Census Bureau’s request follows a U.S. Supreme Court decision that prohibited the 2020 Census from including a formal citizenship question.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

2 out of 5 Asian Pacific American households in Pa. risk going uncounted in census

Roughly 40% of Pennsylvania’s Asian American and Pacific Islander community is at risk of going uncounted in the 2020 census, according to Governor Wolf’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.

By Emily Scott/WHYY