Northern districts need to shrink, central districts need to expand in SA redistricting
San Antonio’s population has grown by about 8 percent between 2010 and 2020, but it hasn’t happened equally across the city. An initial assessment of Census data by an outside law firm indicates the ideal size of a council district should be about 143,441.
Community activists make final push for people to fill out the 2020 Census
SAN ANTONIO – Time is running out to fill out the 2020 Census and be counted. With the clock ticking, community activists are heading to polling sites hoping to get voters who haven’t completed the census, to fill out the short form. “As you know or maybe you don’t know, African Americans are typically underrepresented in the census,” Michelle said. “I’m also believing in the census because we need this to be counted in 2020, and the ballot so that we can make a change,” Vargas said. RELATED: Community organizers create incentives for filling out 2020 Census through family-friendly events
Drive-thru event aims to raise awareness for 2020 Census
SAN ANTONIO – Officials with the Dream Big Scholarship Fund held a drive-thru comedy show at the AT&T Center as an incentive for people to complete the U.S. Census. Carmena and Crislda Gauthier believe it helps create the foundation the community is built upon. B. Michelle, co-founder of the Dream Big Scholarship Fund, said people should know the census is important. The deadline to complete the census was September 30, but that has now been extended to October 31. RELATED: Free breakfast tacos in exchange for a completed 2020 Census form
5 thoughts I had while filling out the 2020 Census
Why not take a minute to fill out your Census form, while you have some down time? If you’re computer-savvy and you want to fill out your questionnaire online, it’ll only take you 3 to 5 minutes. Click or tap here and you can still submit your form online. Nope, nope and nope. It was no big deal, I just don’t remember filling out my form last time and this surprised me for a sec.
Not sure what to do when your Census letter comes in the mail? We’ll help you with 2 key questions
Census Day is set for April 1, and that’s a key reference date for the 2020 Census. Onto those questions you might have:What are the ways I can respond to the Census? To answer the first question, there are three ways: One, return the letter that is sent out in mid-to-late March. The Census Bureau is required by law to keep the information of respondents confidential, according to its website. Here’s a graphic from the Census Bureau that explains more.