Census Push Goes Digital as Nonprofits, States Urge Participation

Fair Count was partway through a 60-county bus tour across Georgia to urge participation in the U.S. Census when the coronavirus outbreak prompted the nonpartisan civic-engagement group to hit the brakes.

Even though the nonprofit’s in-person events were suspended, its leaders still wanted to reach Georgia’s African-American population because they are often undercounted. A week later, the nonprofit hosted a Facebook Live chat aimed at black women to explain how the census affects the state’s representation in Congress and…

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