When it comes to the race & ethnicity question on any form, Arab Americans are often confused about how best to capture their identity. We have created a factsheet to easily explain how to answer one of the toughest questions.
Looking to learn more about how to address and protect against disinformation and the 2020 Census? This webinar discusses how to identify census disinformation, using the debunked home affairs hoax as an example.
This section discusses the assistance provided by the Census Bureau, and also includes information on language assistance resources and hotlines from Census Counts.
This factsheet from Asian Americans Advancing Justice is a community education material focused on how to respond to the 2020 census.
Download the fact sheet from Advancing Justice | AAJC and NALEO Educational Fund on myths about the 2020 Census citizenship question
NALEO Education Fund webinar and policy brief on background, history, and evolution of the Hispanic origin and race questions and challenges in 2020 Census.
This AAJC webinar covers the best field and communications strategies for getting out the count. We go over resources on how to mobilize communities to participate in the 2020 Census, language assistance, top messages that resonate with communities, social media tools, and more. The webinar also goes over how to foster partnerships and how to best work with the Census Bureau to achieve an accurate count of our communities.
Citizenship Question Nonresponse: A Demographic Profile of People Who Do Not Answer the American Community Survey Citizenship Question
This report shares an analysis of data nonresponse to the citizenship question on the American Community Survey. Nonresponse rates vary by demographic group but have been rising over time–showing an increased sensitivity to the question. It is expected that the nonresponse rate to the citizenship question on the 2020 Census will be even higher than the 6% nonresponse rate to the question on the ACS, and that the question will make the census more expensive and it’s results less accurate.
The U.S. Constitution mandates a counting of all persons in the U.S. every ten years. That count is of all people, and not just citizens. Anything that threatens an accurate count should be avoided.
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 improve data collection on Hispanic origin and race, the Census Bureau recommended a new combined question format for the 2020 Census form.
Because it is part of the constitutionally mandated census, participation in filling out the ACS is required by law. There is no other source for the reliable, nationwide, community-level data gathered through the ACS.