BE THE COUNT.
We must rely on our own organizations and resources, like the Greater Washington Urban League, not only to avoid the deliberate undercount of our communities, but to also ensure we create a more powerful voice for ourselves.
This is why we created the Greater Washington Urban League Census Institute.
Nearly a quarter of District residents live in what are called "hard-to-count" neighborhoods - places in the most vulnerable sections of D.C. that require the Census to go to each household door-by-door and make sure every person completes their Census questionnaire. These include places like Congress Heights, Fort Stanton, and Barry Farm in Wards 5, 7, and 8.