April 4, 2020

Patricia Yeager: Why Census 2020 Matters to You and Your Community

Once every 10 years, residents of the United States are required by the federal government to be counted through the U.S. Census. In the video below, Patricia Yeager, CEO of The Independence Center, explains why it’s so important for people with disabilities to stand up and be counted during the 2020 Census. “You help to inform…how to distribute money for schools, health care, emergency prep, local services, and for your local independent living center,” she says.

 

 

Visit our U.S. Census page for more information on the Census, why completing it is so important, and how to submit yours!