Scranton Census Caravan Hits the Road on Friday

WILK NEWSROOM
September 17, 2020 - 4:50 pm
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Justin Sullivan / Staff

A Scranton Census Caravan will drive through the city tomorrow to promote responses to the 2020 Census. Scranton's Municipal Complete Count Committee along with the US Census Bureau will kick off the caravan at Nay Aug Park around 12:30.  The entire rout is listed below. The deadline for the Census is September 30.

Below is the official press release from Scranton Mayor Cognetti:

Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti announces Census Caravan

 Scranton – Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti announced a Scranton Census Caravan through the City scheduled for Friday September 18, 2020.

 Scranton’s Municipal Complete Count Committee along with the U.S. Census Bureau will drive through the City on Friday to promote responses to the 2020 Census ahead of the September 30 deadline.

 The caravan will kick off at Nay Aug Park at 1230PM and drive through the City’s South and West Sides before concluding downtown at City Hall.

 “It is not too late to respond to the 2020 Census. Filling out the census in these final weeks is your chance to stand up and be counted in our community. The Census numbers help allocate $2,000 in funding per person per year. Taking ten minutes to respond will impact Scranton’s funding and representation for the next ten years. Please respond today.” said Mayor Cognetti.

 Residents can respond to the 2020 Census online at my2020census.gov or by calling 844-330-2020. Questionnaire Assistance Centers will be available Friday for residents who may need assistance completing the census.

 Questionnaire Assistance Centers will be at the following locations:

  • Nay Aug Park
  • Jackson Terrace Friends of the Poor Food Pantry
  • Wyoming Ave and Spruce Street
  • Scranton Public Library and Book Mobile
  • Scranton City Hall

 Scranton Census Caravan Route

Olive Street to Harrison Ave

Harrison Ave to Moosic Street

Moosic Street to Pittston Ave

Pittston Ave to Elm St

Elm St to Meridian Ave

Meridian Ave to 9th Ave

9th Ave to W Lackawanna

Lackawanna to Wyoming

Wyoming to Mulberry

Mulberry to Washington

 

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