Congressional Black Caucus Launches 2020 Census Task Force

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Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric L. Richmond and fellow members hold a news conference during which they were critical of U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2018 (REUTERS/Leah Millis).

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has launched a task force focused on the upcoming 2020 Census. 

CBC members will discuss what tools are required to effectively reach out to communities throughout the US that are labeled “hard to count.” CBC Chair Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) noted in a statement that the upcoming census will be administered digitally, which may skew the count as some Americans might not have access to computers or the Internet. 

“The Constitution declares that we must count all persons in this country. The Trump administration has taken coordinated action specifically to discourage and frighten people away from participating in the 2020 census, and now we are fighting back,” Congressman…

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