March 19, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Census 2020: Challenges and Crisis
“Representatives . . . shall be apportioned among the several States . . . . The actual Enumeration shall be made . . . every  term of ten years, in such manner as [Congress] shall by law direct.” U.S. Const. art. I, § 2, cl. 3.
The U.S. Constitution mandates a decennial census to apportion representation in Congress. Additionally, results of the census help to determine how approximately $600 billion of federal funds are allocated annually. Hear experts discuss the history, challenges, and consequences of the rapidly approaching enumeration.
John H. Thompson, Executive Director, COPAFS; Director (2013-17), U.S. Census Bureau.
Terri Ann Lowenthal (L'89), Consultant (all things census!); Former Staff Director, House Census & Population Subcommittee.
Joshua Geltzer, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law; Executive Director, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.
Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Co-Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality.
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