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2020 census

Delaware Public Media

The 2020 U.S. Census is less than a year away. As state, county and municipal governments are kicking off efforts to ensure a ‘complete count’ in the First State, libraries are playing an increasing role in helping the First State get an accurate count.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County kicked off its 2020 census efforts Wednesday with a job fair at the Rt. 9 Library.

 


Delaware Public Media

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki recently issued an executive order creating a committee to ensure an accurate count of city residents in the federal census next year.

“I applaud the Mayor,” said Maria Matos, president of the Latin American Community Center in Wilmington and former census taker. Matos says the outreach the committee is tasked with is crucial.