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Collecting and Tabulating Ethnicity and Race Responses in the 2020 Census


This webinar will provide you with a deeper understanding of how the questions and concepts of race and ethnicity are operationalized in the Census. Topics covered will include:

  • What is race?
  • What is ethnicity?
  • History of race and ethnicity in the United States decennial census
  • U.S. Office of Management and Budget Standards on Race and Ethnicity
  • Why data on race and ethnicity is important
  • 2020 Census question design improvements for race and ethnicity
  • Common responses to the questions on race and ethnicity and how these responses are interpreted by the Census Bureau


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