Did the Census Bureau “allow” multiracial people anything? A new scholarly paper has come out, published by Sage Publications. It’s called “How Policies Can Address Multiracial Stigma” and begins with this: On the second anniversary of the first U.S. Census that allowed Americans to indicate more than one race, public policies and interventions should consider addressing Multiracial-specific forms of stigma. Some of the writers of this paper have written before that the U.S. Census Bureau “allowed” multiracial people to choose more than one race in 1997. One of the writers, [...]
The United States Census Bureau has been ordered to continue the 2020 census until October 31, not October 5th, as we reported here last week. When it was changed from September 30th or October 31st back to October 5th, I called the Census Bureau "hotline" two days ago and asked if the last date a person could return their census was September 30, October 31st, or September 5th. The answer I got back was, "I don't know." I simply asked how the bureau could not know. The Census Bureau employee just kept stating, "I [...]
See our 2020 Census Video here (CNN)Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday evening that he intends to conclude the 2020 census on October 5, more than three weeks earlier than expected after a federal judge reinstated the October 31 end date. The announcement, in a social media post from the Census Bureau, said October 5 is the "target date" to end the acceptance of individual census responses and the nationwide effort to knock on the doors of households that have not responded. The announcement came as Judge Lucy Koh, who last [...]
Census Bureau to Submit Questions for 2020 Census to Congress — By March 31, 2018, the Census Bureau will deliver to Congress the wording of the questions it plans to ask in the 2020 Census. Also included in the submission to Congress are the planned questions for the 2020 American Community Survey.
BREAKING NEWS! January 26, 2018 Project RACE received an email from the Census Bureau today with the subject: UPDATE ON 2020 CENSUS QUESTIONS ON RACE AND ETHNICITY. The Office of Management and Budget was supposed to issue their guidelines for the 2020 Census prior to 2018 and they did not. A variety of changes were proposed. Therefore, the bureau will utilize the following for the 2018 Census Test in Providence County, Rhode Island and most likely follow through with them on the 2020 Census: A separate category for [...]