Census 2020 is the most important count of our lives.
This year, the nation’s decennial enumeration of people living in America has been weaponized for political gain by a federal government that’s become increasingly hostile towards progressive cities and diverse communities.
The Census deadline remains in limbo while advocates battle the Trump administration in court, which gives undercounted neighborhoods — particularly communities of color — a small window to boost their completion rates. Across Brooklyn, far too many have yet to be counted, particularly in Black and Brown neighborhoods, which are averaging below 50%.
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