Why Illinois Is Pumping Millions Into the Census (Chicago Magazine)
“At each of the four holiday parties that Illinois Action for Children threw in December, the festive theme was the 2020 census. Partygoers played Census Klaus Bingo, in which the caller read out fun census facts. And throughout the winter, whenever parents have called in to check on the status of a childcare assistance application, they’ve heard a spiel about filling out the form.”
“We’re going full bore on this,” says CEO Maria Whelan, whose nonprofit connects families with childcare and preschools.“
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