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In these incredibly challenging times, we have all had to find ways to stay engaged with our communities. One of the simplest and most important things each of can do to make a difference is completing the 2020 Census. Historically undercounted communities are being disproporionately harmed by the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak. Our full participation in the census will ensure that low-income and immigrant neighborhoods throughout New York City receive the resources we need to navigate this crisis. A few weeks ago, AAFE Co-Executive Director Jennifer Sun and two youth leaders, Michel Garson Londono and Allison Gutama, met in Chinatown to talk about the importance of the census. You can watch the video here. And if you haven’t done it already, you can fill out the census questionnaire here.