Census count

Sylvia Duarte, president of the Antelope Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, speaks Thursday morning during a press conference at the gazebo in Poncitlán Square in Palmdale about the importance of an accurate Census.

PALMDALE — As the 2020 Census begins to wind down, Antelope Valley community partners came together to discuss the importance of a strong census count.

With the extended Oct. 5 deadline quickly approaching, Strength Based Community Change hosted a press conference on Thursday morning at the Gazebo in Poncitlán Square, with representatives from the City of Palmdale, Kaiser Permanente, Lancaster and Palmdale School school districts, and other various organizations who talked about how the census will impact those areas in the community.

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