Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their VaccineThe Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has created a new category for those who identify as Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) to choose when they get their vaccine.
Across Illinois, Arab Americans Were Dying From COVID-19, But The Government Wasn’t Counting. Some Say That Cost Lives
Chicago Reacts To Decision At Federal Level To End Census EarlyThe feds had no comment for us about a court order that suddenly ended the Census last week. But Chicago leaders did.
Officials Urge People To Register To Vote, Fill Out Census Forms, And Get Tested For COVID-19 At Dolton Event
Wash And Be Counted: Free Laundry Exchanged For CensusIllinois has a 70% census response rate so far, but Chicago is at 60%.
'Our Democracy Is Under Siege': Lightfoot Announces New Campaign For 2020 Census
U.S. Census Questionnaires Provide Unique Challenges For The Disabled, But Don't Ask About Specific DisabilitiesNearly 5% of Americans are visually impaired. Another 6% are considered deaf or hard of hearing. And over 50 million more Americans are living with other disabilities. They’re all part of a community the U.S. Census Bureau considers hard to count.
Cook County Commissioner Puts Out Multilingual Effort To Get People To Fill Out CensusIllinois is in the top ten for states that have responded to the U.S. Census, yet some parts of Chicagoland could be undercounted because of a language barrier.
Activists In Englewood Pass Out Information On Census Along With Masks For COVID-19 CrisisCOVID-19 safety efforts and the 2020 Census intersected in Englewood this morning.
As Census Day Arrives, State And Local Officials Worry Some Communities Will Be Under-CountedThe COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the Census count, and officials already have pushed back the response deadline by two weeks to Aug. 14.
With Most College Students Home From School During Coronavirus Outbreak, How Should They Fill Out Census Forms?Another unintended consequence of the coronavirus pandemic is that college towns could take a financial hit for the next decade, because the 2020 Census is underway.
What To Expect During The 2020 CensusIllinois gets some $55 billion every year in federal funding, and it's all based on the census. There's a tight timeline to make sure everyone is counted.
Census Bureau Hiring Thousands Of Workers; Jobs To Pay Nearly $30 An Hour In The Chicago AreaLooking for work? How about a job that will pay close to $30 an hour? No experience needed.
Twelve Questions About The 2020 Census, AnsweredHere are the answers to 12 common questions about the 2020 U.S. Census.
Illinois Spending $20M To Encourage Complete Census CountIllinois is giving out $20 million in grants to community organizations and local governments to help ensure all residents are counted in the 2020 census.