Posts Tagged as "Census"

Census Quick Facts: The Difference Between “Urban” and “Rural” areas

May 22, 2020 / By
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You’ve probably heard the words “urban” and “rural” to describe geographical areas around Kern County during the census, but do you know what distinguishes them from each other?Is

Census Caravan surprises hard-to-count residents with cheerful weekend rally

May 19, 2020 / By
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The success of Saturday’s 2020 Census Caravan through the streets of Bakersfield and Lamont surpassed expectations.Organized

Free interactive learning toolkits for kids and teens available now from census

May 12, 2020 / By
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Parents facing an ongoing dilemma for keeping kids engaged and learning at home should check out some new free educational resources being offered by the census.This

Feeding Kern County in Crisis: Why the census is so important to CAPK

April 30, 2020 / By
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, several community agencies have found themselves working overtime.

From food distribution, daycare, tax assistance and other regularly available programs, agencies such as the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK,) are feeling a heightened sense of need throughout the county.“The

Kids Count in the 2020 census

April 24, 2020 / By
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During the 2010 census, an estimated 1 million children under the age of 5 went uncounted.In

LGBTQ community lands victory for inclusion and accuracy in 2020 census

April 21, 2020 / By
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Changes made to the official census questionnaire don’t happen over the course of a few months or even years.

Sol on the Street: Bakersfield College students adapt to virtual studies, respond to Census online

April 14, 2020 / By
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Loss of privacy, constant noise, and late nights – just a few of the daily distractions of life experienced during a pandemic for students finding ways to adjust to the ‘new normal.’We

Census Week response numbers show promise, but more work needed in coming months

April 10, 2020 / By
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Canvassing groundwork by various groups in California encouraging participation in the 2020 Census can be credited with a spike in statewide response during Census week.According

Have you checked your mailbox? The next wave of Census reminders arrive this week

April 10, 2020 / By
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues keeping most residents indoors for the majority of their day, responding to their U.S.

Planned Census phases to be extended due to COVID-19

March 31, 2020 / By
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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau announced over the weekend it is suspending 2020 Census field operations for two additional weeks to April 15th, 2020 following assessments of guidance from federal, state and local health authorities.