Newark and public library team up to offer census assistance

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras Baraka has announced that the city of Newark and the Newark Public Library are teaming up to offer “Pop-Up Census Sites” in the lots and courtyards of three library branches on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., all through the month of July.  The program is designed […]

Municipal officials in Essex urge everyone to be counted

Municipal officials in Essex urge everyone to be counted

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Oct. 31 is still months away, but it’s fast approaching for the Census Bureau, and it’s the last day for residents to be counted in the 2020 census. The once-a-decade system for measuring the population has been thrown off a little bit this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Essex […]

City partners with Newark Public Library for census presentation in Spanish

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark and the Newark Public Library join forces to present a virtual conversation in Spanish, “¡Hazte contar! Por que es tan importante participar en el Censo 2020,” to reach Spanish-speaking communities in Newark, discuss why it is so important to fill out the 2020 census and promote full participation. Viewers […]

County officials urge residents to complete their census forms

County officials urge residents to complete their census forms

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Freeholder Vice President Wayne Richardson encourage all Essex County residents to complete the U.S. census to ensure a complete and accurate population count is achieved in Essex. Completing the census is important, even as the country is occupied with the […]

West Orange School District aids in 2020 Census effort

West Orange School District aids in 2020 Census effort

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District is raising awareness of the 2020 Census, especially during Statistics in Schools Week, which ran March 2 through 6. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Eveny de Mendez has worked with her team of educators to implement directed communication strategies that will help the West Orange […]