30-day Amendments and the Census - letter to Governor 2.11.19 City Funding for Census Engagement - letter to Deputy Mayor,…
November 19, 2019 - We thank Governor Cuomo for this funding will help ensure that all New Yorkers are counted in the 2020 census.
June 27, 2019 - Today's Supreme Court decision, denying the Commerce Department's request to include a "citizenship question" on the 2020 census is a victory for democracy.
June 14, 2019 - Citizens Union applauds the Mayor and the City Council on funding the 2020 census.
March 29, 2019 - Given whats at stake, $40 million for community based outreach represents an incredibly wise investment.
“Without a complete count, federal funding for many programs will be reduced. Programs like Medicaid, supplemental nutrition programs, Medicare Part B, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, special-education grants and many more programs that affect everyone’s lives,” added Betsy Gotbaum, executive director of the Citizens Union, in a statement. “A citizenship question proposed by the federal government will frighten a significant portion of the population, particularly in immigrant communities.”