Visit Stand Up And Be Counted Stand Up and Be Counted is a video series created by NYU News and Documentary graduate students about the importance of the 2010 US Census and is the result of a partnership that reaches
In this year’s census, the U.S. government has decided to count citizens proclaiming to be in same-sex marriages as such, instead of discounting the data as in previous years. Some see this as a strong step towards equality, while others find such data irrelevant.
The US Census has always counted prisoners in their district of incarceration rather than their last residence–but that may soon change. One Central Brooklyn resident fights to bring his imprisoned brother’s census vote home.
Hasan Raza’s community in Little Pakistan, Brooklyn was changed after 9/11. But despite a backlash against Muslims in America, Hasan wants his neighborhood to participate in the 2010 Census for greater integration into American society. By: Devon Petley and Yara Costa
The West African population in West Harlem was severely undercounted in the last Census. in 2010, local community leaders and volunteers are doing their best to get everyone—both documented and undocumented immigrants—to participate. By: Lily Vosoughi and Sara Goldblatt
A large number of low-income immigrants live in Chinatown’s overcrowded apartments. This report takes to you enter their homes and meet some of these long neglected people. By: Jialing Zhang and Weier Ge
Dominican-Americans now represent the third largest Hispanic majority in the United States, and the second largest in New York State. For reasons ranging from the political to matters of cultural pride, the Dominicans are looking to get a box added to the U.S. census form that will allow them to mark their ethnicity. By: Annie Dietz and France Costrel