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Opa-locka Advocate Breaks Down Why We Need to Complete the 2020 Census

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This 2020 Census might be the most important in our lifetime. The funding that can be allocated to communities in need, can the difference between a thriving or dilapidated neighborhood. We sat down with La’Queasha Beard, Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator for the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC), as she explained common misconceptions about the census and the OLCDC’s efforts to get the community to complete the 2020 Census.

*Please note that at the deadline line for the 2020 Census is Oct. 5th. At the time of our recording, the deadline was Sept. 30th.

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The article was written by Janey Tate. Follow Hy-Lo News Editor-in-Chief on Twitter @Janey_TateFacebook, and Instagram.

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