2020 Census Reveals Massive Underreporting Of Marginalized Communities

Congress US 2020 Census
Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham holds up his mask with the words "2020 Census" as he testifies before a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on the 2020 Census​ on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo
Congress US 2020 Census
Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham holds up his mask with the words "2020 Census" as he testifies before a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on the 2020 Census​ on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo

2020 Census Reveals Massive Underreporting Of Marginalized Communities

The Trump administration wants to wrap up 2020 census counting, despite huge underreporting from marginalized and immigrant communities.

NPR national correspondent Hansi Lo Wang joins Reset to discuss the negative consequences of undercounted populations. Plus, WBEZ’s Esther Yoon-Ji Kang talks about how local officials are making sure Cook County’s census response is accurate.

GUEST: Hansi Lo Wang, NPR national correspondent

Esther Yoon-Ji Kang, reporter on WBEZ’s Race, Class and Communities desk