National Press Call: Tracking the 2020 Census – The Citizenship Question: A Call for Public Comment

Press Telebrief on Threats to the 2020 Census – the Citizenship Question
Today, July 17 – 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. PST / 11 a.m. CT / 12 p.m. EST


  • Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund
  • John C. Yang, President and Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)
  • Vanita Gupta, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference Education Fund
  • Terri Ann Lowenthal, Former Staff Director, House Census and Population Subcommittee, and Policy Advisor to the Leadership Conference Education Fund
  • Jeri Green, Senior Advisor for the 2020 Census, National Urban League


The Census Bureau is seeking public comment on the decision by the Commerce
Dept. to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census. The deadline is Aug. 7,
2018 before Congress approves the final questionnaire. Encourage audiences to
share their perspectives before the deadline. Get the latest news updates on the
census. Leading experts to address questions and issues.


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