The Queens Daily Eagle talked to representatives of a number of community groups in Queens who worked on getting underrepresented communities counted for the Census. Johan Lopez, the director of Adult and Immigrant Services at Sunnyside Community Services, was interviewed and said that “many times, community members just wanted to talk to someone, and talk about the trauma that they were experiencing in their neighborhoods. Losing family members and neighbors. In a way, our team became counselors.”
Read the full article online at https://queenseagle.com/all/2021/5/14/queens-community-groups-make-connections-through-census-count.