UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge was featured in a CNN article earlier today, covering the detrimental effects of the predicted differential undercount for the 2020 Census. The coronavirus pandemic is one of the primary factors that could lead to many communities being left out of the count, which is now scheduled to cease September 30. Census enumerators and community organizations are now scrambling to increase response rates and ensure everyone is counted.
“What is surprising is the magnitude of it, and how much farther behind we are compared to 2010 in terms of racial differences… That is very disturbing”, CNK director Paul Ong comments.
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