Science, Reason & Religion. Politics of Census 2020 With Changing Demographics with Lee Price.
Sun., Apr. 28, 12:30-2 p.m., Sanctuary.
Questions? Contact Don Yacoe.
The U.S. Constitution requires the decennial census to guarantee fair representation in Congress as the population changes. The current controversy over whether to ask about citizenship in 2020 is only the most recent in a long history of political controversies in census-taking. This presentation covers important past controversies, the citizenship issue and projections of future demographic change.
Speaker bio: Lee Price is a retired economist who was in a senior position in the Commerce Department during the implementation of the 2000 Census, including the debate over sampling and outreach to minority communities.