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June 19, 2019
3AF Members Can Help Shape our Future
As Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2019 comes to a close, we at 3AF are reminded of the many accomplishments, milestones, and triumphs of our Asian American community over this past year. At our 2019 Marketing Summit, we learned about growing Asian representation in media, Asian Americans as powerful digital consumers, and segment population growth.
In 2020, we have another opportunity to help our Asian American community find success. The 2020 Census is approaching starting in mid-March, and it is crucial that our community fill out census forms completely and accurately. The data collected in a census impacts federal, state, and local funding for programs and infrastructure schools, healthcare, road construction, and social services. The data also determines congressional representation. An undercount of the Asian American population means we will not receive our fair share of the examples cited above.
The 2020 Census will count everyone living in the U.S.—no matter age, residency or citizenship status, or language preference—by asking households questions including race, sex, age, and income. Census forms can be submitted online, by phone, or by mail, and individual responses are confidential.
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Newsletter – Volume 03 | June 2019