The Census is Coming 2020
By: Parrish Stahl
Did you know that Michigan was the only state in the Union following the 2010 census that lost funding because all of our people were not counted? The United States census takes place every 10 years. In very basic terms it's the way we count the number of people in this country. It is vital that everyone get counted because this is how we get funding from tax dollars for programs that we all need. We cannot afford to not have every one of our citizens counted.
In the early part of 2020, dis
Connections will be helping to count our population with disabilities. We are still working on the details, but stay tuned for updates on how we can help you be counted. Upwards of 20% of our population are people with disabilities. We want to make sure that everybody is included in these incredibly vital numbers.