Posted on 06/27/2019

“This is a hopeful day for our democracy. The Census is the largest civic exercise in our country — an opportunity to show that everyone belongs here and everybody counts. Instead, the administration tried to change who we are and write millions of people out of America’s story. Fortunately, the Supreme Court stopped this cynical ploy in its tracks, removing a major roadblock to participation in next year’s tally.

“Now, the hard work begins, and I look forward to kicking our efforts into high gear to ensure that hard-to-count populations — immigrant households, communities of color, low-income residents, and our most vulnerable neighbors — and all Angelenos are counted in the 2020 Census.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti