Paterson Counts

April 8, 2020

January 1, 2020 wasn't just the start of a new year—it was also the start of a new decade. And every ten years, our federal government conducts a census to find out the number of people living in the United States. This census data impacts our daily lives in more ways than many people realize.

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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.

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You can help make sure Paterson gets counted in Census 2020, and get paid doing it!

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It’s safe, it’s easy, and it’s important.  This is the message Paterson resident David Spungen is trying to get out to his neighbors across the city when it comes to Census 2020. Launching the Census Selfie campaign at a recent meeting of the Paterson City Council, Spungen secured a pledge ...

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