A coalition of nonpartisan organizations will host a “Texas Counts: Census 2020 Workshop” to highlight the need for an accurate resident count in 2020. Speakers will include Austin Mayor Steve Adler, demographer Ryan Robinson, and Rebecca Briscoe from the US Census Bureau.
Census-derived data is the basis for political representation under the U.S. Constitution, determining the number of Texas representatives in Congress. Policymakers use census data to identify community needs and to distribute federal program dollars to states and localities.
Location: Agard-Lovinggood Administration Building, Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St, Austin, 78702