It's not uncommon for children to feel like they don't count, that their voices aren't big enough to be heard.

But for 9-year-old Imran Ahmed, being counted matters, not just for him, but for the other three members of his family, as well as for his city.

A third grade student at Charles R. Riley School Number 9, Imran knows it important to be counted in Census 2020 because an accurate count mean more money for his school, which he hopes will go to better lunches and equipment for recess.

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But don't take our word for it, read what he had to say!