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  • Hey guys, this is Donia Duchess,

  • and this is the 2020 Census explained

  • by puppies, kittens, and a pregnant lady!

  • Come here!

  • Look at that!

  • Come here!

  • Oh my god!

  • This is gonna be way too much fun, you guys.

  • Thanks, buddy!

  • "This year, you can complete the 2020 Census

  • "online- or by phone, or by mail."

  • That's great.

  • This is the first year that it's available online.

  • Which makes it easy for me, 'cause I can sit here

  • and play with the puppies as much as I want.

  • "College students who live away from home

  • "should be counted at the on or off-campus residence

  • "where they live and sleep most of the time."

  • "The 2020 Census will inform how we spend hundreds

  • "of billions of dollars in federal funds every year.

  • "Pet stores can use 2020 Census data

  • "to help decide where to put new stores."

  • They like the facts!

  • Oh my God!

  • "One of the things

  • "census data will help inform is where to build new roads."

  • Hey, fresh concrete!

  • Thank you!

  • "The census never asks for Social Security

  • "or credit card numbers."

  • So that means your stuff

  • is protected, okay?

  • Oh my god, it's happening.

  • Oh!

  • "The 2020 Census doesn't count pets," aw, man!

  • "But it does count everyone living

  • "in the 50 states, DC, and five U.S. territories.

  • "Even newborn babies need to be counted,

  • "even if they're still in the hospital.

  • "The census determines how many seats

  • "in the House

  • "of Representatives each state gets."

  • Good thing to know!

  • Will you help me get one?

  • This is harder than I thought!

  • Wait, oof, okay.

  • All right, this is happening, go for it.

  • Ha!

  • "The results of the 2020 Census will inform

  • "how billions of dollars in federal funding

  • "are allocated to many programs,

  • "including Medicaid, Head Start, grants

  • "for mental health services, and so much more."

  • Thank you for that!

  • "The U.S. Census Bureau is bound by law to protect

  • "your answers and keep them strictly confidential."

  • Did you give me a fact?

  • "It's important to count all your roommates on the census."

  • And there you have it.

  • Make sure you complete the 2020 Census.

Hey guys, this is Donia Duchess,

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The 2020 Census Explained By Puppies And Kittens // Presented by BuzzFeed and the U.S. Census Bureau

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    Summer posted on 2020/06/08
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