Tag Archives: 2020 U.S. Census

Thursday, March 19, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: The 2020 U.S. Census

This week, Mariana Salazar, who is the Census 2020 project director at United Way for Greater Austin, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to talk about why participation in this year’s national census is so important and how…

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

COVID-19 to impact local 2020 U.S. Census effort

This past week in Austin two big initiatives took place nearly simultaneously – the start of the 2020 U.S. Census and the indefinite extension of the emergency disaster declaration in response to COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, the pandemic is having an impact…

Thursday, February 6, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Local efforts helping with 2020 census

City Council members heard an update on 2020 census preparations at Tuesday’s work session. The presentation emphasized the importance of the census and efforts the city and Travis County will undertake to make sure that communities at risk of being…

Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Jack Craver

New nonprofit seeks to boost census participation

With six weeks until the 2020 census kicks off, the local effort to boost participation hopes to raise additional money for outreach efforts.Census Program Manager John Lawler, who is overseeing the Austin/Travis County Complete Count Committee, which both the city…

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by Ashley Lopez

Political groups in Texas prepare to reach out to Latinos ahead of the 2020 census

If counted accurately, the 2020 U.S. census is expected to show a boom in Texas’ Latino population. That’s why groups in the state say they plan to focus their efforts on making sure Latinos here fill out the form and…

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