The Census Counts campaign launched Stories for Change, an expanding and downloadable series of videos, quote graphics, and infographics, featuring whose lived experiences show the deep connections between census participation and a wide spectrum of advocacy, including racial justice, immigration, disability, labor, and faith.
The 2020 Census is coming! It is so important that everyone is counted - but there are questions in the disability community about how exactly individuals living in group homes will be counted. It can be confusing because the process for counting people in group homes may vary within regions or states.
This video from The Arc of the United States is focused on providing facts to people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) on the 2020 Census including what the census is, how to complete it, and why it is important for people with disabilities
This fact sheet from The Arc of the United States is focused on providing suggestions to organizations on how to provide valuable information on the 2020 Census to the disability community and beyond.
This plain language document from The Arc of the United States is focused on providing information to people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) on the 2020 Census including what the census is, how to complete it, and why it is important for people with disabilities.
These figures of states ranked by percent of people with disabilities living in hard-to-count (HTC) census tracts was produced by the National Disability Rights Network and Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year Estimates (2013-2017).
Why the Census Matters for People with Disabilities: A Guide to the 2020 Census Operations & Challenges
The Census Bureau has identified people with disabilities as a hard-to-count population, which means they are at a greater risk of being undercounted in the census. The 2020 Census will impact everyone, including people with disabilities, and it is important for everyone to know what resources are available and what funding resources will be impacted if the 2020 Census is not fair and accurate. This report coauthored by the National Disability Rights Network and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality examines why people with disabilities are hard-to-count, the accessibility of the census and what is at stake for the next 10 years.