Census 2020 Lecture Series

Galloway, N.J. – The American Democracy Project/Political Engagement Project at Stockton University will host workshops on topics relating to the 2020 Census. 

Every 10 years, the United States Census counts each resident of the country. The information collected during the Census is used in many important ways, including determining funding states receive from federal programs and representation in the U.S. Congress and state legislatures.

The series brings together experts to discuss the Census, its design, its administration and its effects. Speakers will discuss why it is important to get a complete count of the U.S. population and the challenges of counting all residents in the country and in South Jersey.

Monday Feb. 10, 1 p.m.: “Who Counts? A Primer on the 2020 Census:”  A presentation with Mary Coogan (Advocates for Children of New Jersey) and Frances Brown (Atlantic County Department of Regional Planning and Development) in West Quad 103.

Tuesday, Feb 25, 10:30 a.m.: “Citizenship and the Census:” A presentation with Dr. Claire Abernathy (POLS) in the Galloway Campus Center Meeting Room 5.

Thursday, March 26, 4:30p.m.: Census Workshop: How You Can Use Census Data to Write Your Final Paper. Presentation with Dr. John Froonjian (Hughes Center), Heather Perez (Special Collections, Richard E. Bjork Library) and Erin O’Hanlon (Service Learning) located in F-115.

Diane D’Amico
Director of News and Media Relations
Galloway, N.J. 08205