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Task Force Census Fact Sheet

Being counted means being heard – it means having our needs met. This Fact Sheet provides a brief introduction to the Census, what it means to be “undercounted”, answering whether or not the Census counts LGBTQ people, and ultimately how it impacts our democracy.

Task Force Census Fact Sheet [PDF]

State Census Fact Sheets

Produced in conjunction with the Center for American Progress, find fact sheets for each state and the District of Columbia in this public Google Drive folder. In addition to answering the questions also addressed in our general Fact sheet, these provide breakdowns of LGBTQ families receiving SNAP and participating in Medicaid.

State Census Fact Sheets [Google Drive Folder]

National Religious Leadership Roundtable Letter

In April 2019, the National Religious Leadership Roundtable issued A Statement of Faith. They outlined how the 2020 Census is a moral document, because of its impact on the lives and well-being of all residents in the United States.

National Religious Leadership Roundtable [PDF]

FAQ on Confidentiality

Wondering how your answers to the Census survey will be used? Worried about getting into legal trouble based on your responses. This resource answers those and other frequently asked questions.

FAQs on Privacy and Confidentiality [PDF]

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