Hansi Lo Wang

Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:

How The Epidemic Is Affecting The 2020 Census

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

NPR's census correspondent takes questions about how COVID-19 is impacting the national head count of every person living in the U.S.

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How The Census Is Promoting The Count At A Distance During The Epidemic

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Stay-at-home orders have upended plans by community groups to promote the 2020 census at in-person events. Census advocates are now trying out creative but socially distant ways to promote the count.

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Census Field Operations Further Delayed Until April 15 By COVID-19 Pandemic

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Census Bureau says it's suspending for two more weeks the hiring of temporary workers and in-person visits in remote communities and areas recovering from natural disasters for the 2020 count.

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Why The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Hit New York City Especially Hard

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

NPR national and science correspondents answer listener questions about why the coronavirus outbreak has been especially bad in New York City and the surrounding region.

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The Views From New York And California, Both Hit Hard By The Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning about a coming spike in coronavirus cases, while California officials are bracing for the virus to spread there, raising concerns about hospital preparedness.

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Census Delays Field Operations Due To Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau announced it will delay all field operations until April 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus Forces Bureau To Suspend Census Field Operations Until April 1

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

U.S. households can respond at my2020census.gov, over the phone or by paper. But to "protect the health and safety" of the public, the Census Bureau says it's pausing field operations for two weeks.

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Census Will Ask White People More About Their Ethnicities

Saturday, March 14, 2020

This year, the Census Bureau is asking those who mark "white" as their race to add their origin: Germany or Italy, for example. But some white people say they're not sure how to answer that question.

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Coronavirus Adds Another Challenge To Beleagured 2020 Census

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Census Bureau is relying on public participation in the 2020 census to produce accurate data about the country. But earning the public's trust has been especially difficult this time around.

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How The Coronavirus Outbreak May Impact The 2020 Census

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The growing coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. is complicating efforts to count all of the country's residents for the 2020 census. Census workers are heading to homeless shelters soon.

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Census Bureau: No Middle Eastern Or North African Check Box

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Advocates from Middle Eastern and North African communities in the U.S. have pushed for decades to get their own check box on census forms. But the 2020 census won't include one.

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10 Census Facts That Bust Common Myths About The 2020 U.S. Head Count

Thursday, March 05, 2020

It happens only once a decade, so it can be hard to make sense of the census. NPR's census reporter has rounded up facts that debunk some of the most common misconceptions about the national count.

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Despite Cybersecurity Risks And Last-Minute Changes, The 2020 Census Goes Online

Monday, March 02, 2020

For the first time in U.S. history, the federal government is trying to count most households through the Internet for the once-a-decade census, but the rollout has been fraught with risks.

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Amid Census Concerns, Religious Leaders Asked To Quell Fears

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The Census Bureau plans to rely on houses of worship to help promote participation. But some faith leaders are not sure how to address fear among their congregants on how census data could be misused.

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'We Are Part Of The United States': The 1st People Counted For The 2020 Census

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Weeks before the 2020 census rolls out to the rest of the U.S., the head count has already wrapped up in Toksook Bay, a fishing village in southwest Alaska that's home to the Nunakauyarmiut Tribe.

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Watchdog Warns Census Faces Cybersecurity, Hiring Risks Before National Rollout

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Weeks before the census is fully underway, the Government Accountability Office finds the Census Bureau is behind on recruiting workers and resolving risks with the first primarily online U.S. count.

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Government Report Says Census Bureau Is Behind On Staffing Up And Cybersecurity

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A new Government Accountability Office report shows the Census Bureau is behind on recruiting 2020 census workers, and notes security challenges for the census website expected to roll out in a month.

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Lawmakers, Advocates Worry Bureau Won't Fill Half Million 2020 Census Jobs

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The bureau says it needs around a half-million temporary workers by this spring to carry out the national head count. Some census advocates are worried the agency isn't moving fast enough on hiring.

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Climate Change Complicates Counting Some Alaska Native Villages For Census

Monday, February 10, 2020

Rising temperatures are speeding up erosion in some Alaska Native villages and making traveling on ice roads more dangerous, threatening the Census Bureau's plans for an accurate count.

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Climate Change Threatens Alaska Census Count

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Rising temperatures are forcing some Alaska Native villages to consider relocating to higher ground. Climate change is also complicating an accurate count for the 2020 census more complicated.

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