The U.S. Census is set to take place in 2020 and Siouxland leaders will hold a regional kickoff event Saturday in Sioux City to explain changes for this decades tabulation of the population.
Erica DeLeon is the Director of One Siouxland and a member of the “Complete Count” committee.
She says the census is important to communities and states:
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DeLeon says some segments of our population aren’t always counted in the census:
OC……..outlier areas. :11
Census Day is April 1st of 2020, but city spokesperson Erin Berzina says it’s important to start to get the word out now:
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The free event begins at 10am Saturday at the Mary J. Treglia Community House at 900 Jennings Street.