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BP Adams and Brooklyn Community Foundation Joint Statement on 2020 Census Citizenship Question

       

“We are thrilled to congratulate the advocacy work of the New York Immigration Coalition as well as so many other immigrant rights organizations that have raised their voices against this injustice, as we celebrate Judge Furman’s decision as a milestone in the fight for a fair and accurate Census count. This is a resounding victory in our fight to #MakeBrooklynCount. Brooklyn is the “hardest to count” county in all of New York State, and the efforts of the Trump Administration to add a citizenship question would further disenfranchise our residents — 40 percent of whom are foreign-born — and their families from being counted, and therefore receiving the resources and representation they deserve. We are proud to partner through our work on the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee to ensure that every Brooklynite is fairly and accurately counted in the 2020 Census.”

 

 

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Census 2020

Cecilia Clarke

President & CEO
"This is a resounding victory in our fight to #MakeBrooklynCount​."