Did you know that roughly one million young children were undercounted in the last U.S. Census? In New Jersey 28 percent of young children under the age of five live in hard to count areas. These children are at risk of being missed in the upcoming 2020 Census!
It is important that communities #CountAllKids because the data from the Census are used to allocate funds for vital federal programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, Head Start, WIC, and more. Sign up today to learn what you can do to make sure NJ's youngest kids count.
Click here to view data on children under age 5 at greatest risk for undercount in New Jersey.
Let’s #CountAllKids in 2020! For more information, contact Alana Vega, Kids Count Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973.643.3876 x 206.