Confusion at The Census Bureau

2022-05-09T14:04:12+00:00May 9th, 2022|

The National Advisory Committee (NAC) on race and ethnicity met last week to discuss the results from the 2020 Census and plans for the 2030 Census. They are ready to begin looking at changes that would combine racial and ethnic questions, including adding a MENA (Middle Eastern and North African) category. Also, a combination question that includes race and ethnicity would be examined, unlike separate questions (one for race and another for ethnicity) in previous census years. It was brought up in the meeting that 33.8 million people reported multiple [...]