2020 Census: A Critical Count For Communities Of Color | WYPR

2020 Census: A Critical Count For Communities Of Color

Apr 1, 2020

Marc H. Morial is the president and CEO of The National Urban League.
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For Black and Brown communities across America, undercounting during the census can severely affects critical funding.  At stake, trillions of dollars in funding for schools, social programs, health care and economic development.

 

The National Urban League is one of many groups that have partnered with the Census Bureau to ensure that historically marginalized and underserved communities are being accurately represented in the once a decade count.

 

Marc Morial, the president and CEO of The National Urban League, joins Tom for a discussion about the importance of the census for minority communities, and how the process will be impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.