Groups make final 2020 census outreach efforts with new deadline on Thursday – By Manny Ramos (Chicago Sun Times) / Oct 15 2020
The census can still be filled out online or by phone through early Friday, but mail-in forms had to be postmarked Thursday to count.
Eddy Borrayo’s hoodie was pulled over his head tightly Thursday morning with a bubbling sense of urgency at the front of his mind.
“It’s now or never and I have a sense of there’s no tomorrow, because there really is no tomorrow,” Borrayo said. “Whatever we need to do now, we must do it to make sure everyone is counted.”
The weight Borrayo felt was prompted by the U.S. Census Bureau announcing it would mostly end the 2020 census Thursday night, 15 days earlier than anticipated, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it could do so.
People can still respond to the census in several ways: