CPC at Census 2020 Hearing and Press Conference 2018-07-03 12:15:00
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CPC at Census 2020 Hearing and Press Conference

July 3, 2018

WHAT: HEARING - The US Department of Commerce has filed a motion to dismiss the New York Attorney General's lawsuit to challenge the addition of the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census. The NY Attorney General's lawsuit was joined by 16 additional states, the District of Columbia, several cities, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The hearing will determine whether the lawsuit will continue.
PRESS CONFERENCE - The "New York Counts 2020" coalition  will hold a press conference immediately after the court hearing on July 3rd. The Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) is both submitting comment at the hearing in support of the AG's lawsuit and attending the press conference afterward. 

HEARING - 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 3, 2018
PRESS CONFERENCE - immediately following the hearing (11:00 a.m.)

HEARING - 40 Centre Street, Judge Jesse Forman, Courtroom 1105

WHO: PRESS CONFERENCE - CPC, New York Counts 2020 Coalition, NAACP, MASA, BACDYS, DRUM, SEIU32BJ, AB/NY and Elected Officials: U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng, New York State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, New York City Mayor de Blasio

For more information, please visit New York Counts 2020. 

The New York Counts 2020 coalition includes:

New York Immigration Coalition

Rockefeller Institute of Government



Arab American Association of New York

Asian American Federation

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Association for a Better New York

Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Services

Center for Law and Social Justice, Medgar Evers College

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center


Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.

Chinese Progressive Association

Citizens Union

Emerald Isle Immigration Center

Japanese American Social Services, Inc.

Jewish Community Relations Council

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

MinKwon Center for Community Action


New York State Council on Children and Families


Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated (Harlem, NY Chapter)

Queens College CUNY and Social Explorer

Sunnyside Community Services


United Neighborhood Houses

Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County

Wayne Action for Racial Justice

Workers Center of Central New York

Posted by: 
Amy Torres