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Revised Two-Question Hispanic Origin and Race Format for Census 2020 Raises Questions About the Accuracy of Data on the Latino Community
After extensive research to inprove data collection on Hispanic origin and race, the Census Bureau sta recommended a new combined question format for the 2020 Census form.
For more than 150 years, civic leaders used [census] information to advance discriminatory policies and maintain positions of privilege and power for the majority White population, even in the face of constitutional amendments abolishing slavery, establishing equal protection under the law, and guaranteeing voting rights for all Americans, regardless of race, ethnicity, and national origin.
Public Comment of Deborah Stein, J.D., Network Director of the Partnership for America’s Children to the Census National Advisory Committee Meeting, June, 2018
The public comment of Deborah Stein, J.D., Network Director of the Partnership for America’s Children to
the Census National Advisory Committee Meeting, June, 2018
On March 26, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce agreed to a Department of Justice request, and announced a last minute decision to add an untested and unnecessary citizenship question to the 2020 Census questionnaire. By adopting a major change to the Census form without any sound advance testing, the Department has violated settled Census Bureau policy.