FROM WAR ON POVERTY’S FRONT LINES
By DAN MASKIN • Opportunities For Otsego CEO
As mandated by the Constitution, the United States conducts a decennial census.
This once-every-10-year count of the population – it is coming up in April 2020 – shapes the future of our communities and helps ensure political power is fairly allocated among the states and at the local level.
Some communities, like those with higher rates of low-income households and people of color, have historically been classified as hard to count.