What is the Census? The U.S. Census—mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution—counts every resident in the United States every 10 years. The data collected is used to make many determinations that impact American citizens, including how many members of Congress a given state has and how federal funding for some programs is allocated.
What is the purpose of conducting the census? The purpose of the census is to conduct an official count of population and housing and disseminate the results to the president, states, and American people. The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, and only once, in the right place. The census provides information to:
Research and Facts: U.S. Census Bureau Highlights: The 2020 Census and Confidentiality 2020 Census Recruitment ToolkitProvides resources to help raise awareness of 2020 Census job opportunities to share with parents.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director, Yasmina Vinci, commented on the decades of leadership of U.S. Representative Nita Lowey (NY-17), who served as chairwoman of the House Committee on Appropriations. Chairwoman Lowey announced today that she would retire from Congress at the end of her current terms.
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director, Yasmina Vinci, commented on the legacy created by U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, who passed away Thursday morning at the age of 68.