Months Before 2020 Census Gets Underway, State Nonprofits Boost Campaigns
The 2020 Census has already been particularly fraught
The 2020 Census is pretty close to getting going, and nonprofit organizations in states around the country are getting their ducks in a row to ensure that everyone gets counted.
And, when necessary, those nonprofits are speaking up about issues with the process.
One such group, announced this week, is called the CountMeInWV Coalition, which is bringing together more than 25 West Virginia-based nonprofits in professional, service, and advocacy sectors. Jennifer Wells, the executive director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, says that such a coalition is important because an accurate count is key, especially since the state receives $2,755 in federal funding for every person counted.
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