Celina Pena | Census
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Celina Pena


When Celina Pena was asked to co-chair the Complete Census Committee, a group of volunteers responsible for engaging San Antonians in the 2020 Census, she knew the stakes were too high to say no.

According to the George Washington Institute of Public Policy, an undercount of Texas’ population by even 1 percent could result in at least a $300 million loss of federal funding every year for the next decade. These dollars support essential public services that we interact with every day.

In this episode of The Story Goes we talk to Celina about why trust matters to a complete count, who in our community is historically undercounted, and how you too can get engaged.