Dear Neighbor,Have you filled out the census yet? Data collection is scheduled to end on September 30, one month earlier than previously announced, and it’s estimated that more than half of US households still haven’t been counted. Filling out the census is crucial to democracy. In fact, it’s mandated by the constitution. We spoke with Ahsia Badi, New York State census director at Emgage USA, which builds political awareness in the American Muslim community, to explain why it’s important. She itemized how New Yorkers can do their part.Everybody matters. Regardless of your citizenship or housing status, you need to be counted by the census, and doing … Continue reading