A View into the U.S. Census

Michelle Fischer and Catherine VestThe U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States every ten years. The data collected by the census determines the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and is also used to distribute federal funds to local communities. Listen in as Michelle talks with Catherine Vest, Communication & Outreach Specialist for Indiana Disability Rights, about the 2020 U.S. Census, why it is important for people with disabilities to be counted, and accommodations to assist them in the census process.

Learn More:
A View into the U.S. Census Transcript
Indiana Disability Rights – 2020 Census 
The Arc – Census 2020 

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Sponsored by The National Bank of Indianapolis and supported by funding and collaboration from Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services. 

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