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Press Conference in Response to Federal Judge's Hearing on Census Citizenship Question

  • Foley Square New York, NY United States (map)

NY Counts 2020 will hold a press conference immediately after federal Judge Jesse Furman's hearing on the Trump administration’s motion to dismiss the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit has concluded. This lawsuit challenges Trump’s administration’s efforts to add a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census.

What: Press conference with immigration advocates and elected officials about NY AG’s lawsuit over immigration question on 2020 Census

Where: Foley Square, New York, NY 10001


Elizabeth R. OuYang, Census Consultant, New York Immigration Coalition, facilitator of New York Counts 2020

Hazel Scottie Coads, NAACP-New York State Conference Chair, Civic Engagement (invited)

U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng

Roberto Frugone, Northeast Director, NALEO Educational Fund

Amy Torres, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Chinese-American Planning Council

New York State Representative Marcos Crespo

Will Depoo, South Queens Organizer, DRUM -Desis Rising Up and Moving

Aracelis Lucero, Executive Director, Masa

Nisha Agarwal, Senior Advisor to Deputy Mayor Thompson  

Jennifer March, Executive Director, Citizens' Committee for Children of New York

Mary Cosme, Director of Immigration Services, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Rajju Malla-Dhakal, Executive Director, Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Service (BACDYS)


Later Event: July 5
Public Comment Period