NEW YORK, NY (10/02/2017) (readMedia)-- In advance of tomorrow's Supreme Court hearing on partisan gerrymandering (Gill vs. Whitford), Common Cause/NY together with members of the New York Civic Engagement Table will release a report on the 2020 Census and the dangers of undercounting communities in New York State. Hard to Count (HTC) communities include: rural households, immigrants, renters, low-income households, communities of color, and those with children under 5 years old.
The press conference call and webinar will walk through maps on HTC communities, Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) participation, redistricting, broadband usage and more.
Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause/NY
Steven Romalewski, Director of CUNY Mapping Service
Jeff Wice, Redistricting Expert
Melody Lopez, Director of NY Civic Engagement Table
WHAT: Press conference call and webinar discussing white paper on 2020 census and dangers of undercounting communities in New York State.
WHEN: Monday October 02, 2017 at 12:00PM
WHERE: New York
Join by computer: https://zoom.us/j/207562373, click on "Open url: Zoom Launcher" to join the webinar.
Join by phone: Dial 669-900-6833