Although April 1st is best known for jokes, it has another significance: this is Census Day, on which all of us are urged to be counted. If you haven’t filled out your own Census yet online or by phone, then you’ll receive a paper form in the mail, starting next week. But why wait? It’s easy to respond right away.
Census information is used to allocate vital funding for states, counties, and communities. By completing the 2020 Census, we each do our part to ensure that New Rochelle gets its fair share of the more than $880 billion per year in federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works, and other vital programs.
Bottom line: the census is really important to our community, and our responses matter. Please fill out your Census!