SCOTUS Ruling Ends Census, Leaving Marginalized Communities Undercounted

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A sign encouraging residents to participate in the 2020 census hangs from the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland on April 28, 2020.  (Anne Wernikoff/CalMatters)

SCOTUS Ruling Ends Census, Leaving Marginalized Communities Undercounted

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump Administration can end counting for the 2020 Census now instead of waiting until the end of the month. The court’s decision is a blow to local governments and advocacy groups, who say stopping the count now will lead to a big undercount of marginalized communities.

Trick-Or-Treating and Parties Discouraged For Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

The State of California is strongly discouraging trick-or-treating and large gatherings for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, health officials are suggesting alternatives to traditional holiday activities.
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