PATERSON, NJ - While Paterson's citywide response rate to Census 2020 stands at just 47.4 percent, local fourth grader Estella Geraldino has made sure that she and her family were counted.

In her Census Selfie the 10-year-old Paterson Arts and Science Charter School student explained that the census is important because funding for more than 100 federal programs is determined by the once a decade count.

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