Counting All Kids Amid COVID-19: How Early Education Advocates Are Supporting the Census

New America | Elise Franchino

“Funding is important, in general for communities, but the communities that are hard to count… that are low income, that might be linguistically isolated, children are living with grandparents, or are doubled up, those communities probably need those funds more so. ”

Nationwide stay-at-home orders in response to COVID-19 are limiting the number and variety of touch-points for census advocates to reach hard-to-count populations. This story from New America examines how early childhood professionals are making sure that every child is counted in 2020.

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