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Demystifying Democracy: Who's Counting Anyway?: Understanding the Census

Southside Cultural Center / March 14, 2020 10:30am
Providence, RI

Our second Demystifying Democracy event of 2020 will focus on understanding the Census and how Rhode Island is preparing for an accurate Census Count in 2020.

The United States Census takes place every 10 years. The data collected by the census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives (a process called apportionment) and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities.

Debb Smith/U.S. Census Bureau, Marcela Betancur/Latino Policy
Institute
*Panelists subject to change*

Demystifying Democracy- All Politics is Local (Government): Understanding Municipal Government in Rhode Island

Providence Public Library / May 16, 2020 10:30am
Providence, RI

Our last Demystifying Democracy event of 2020 will focus on municipal government in Rhode Island and how it operates. Attendees will learn about city/town charters, ordinances, local government departments, etc.

Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch Attorney Amy Goins

*Panelists subject to change*

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