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Panel of census experts will be featured guests on Oct. 2 Decaturish Twitch Show

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Panel of census experts will be featured guests on Oct. 2 Decaturish Twitch Show

Organizations in Georgia are working to ensure an accurate count in the state for the 2020 census. CREDIT ROXANNE SCOTT / WABE
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Decatur, GA — The Oct. 2 Decaturish Twitch Show will feature a panel of experts talking about the looming deadline for completing the 2020 census.

The deadline, which the Census Bureau says is Oct. 5 despite a federal judge’s ruling saying otherwise, has local officials concerned that their communities may be under counted.

Tonight’s experts are:

– Destiny Collins, an organizer with Georgia Stand Up. GaSU is a community advocacy nonprofit that has been working to encourage Georgians to complete the 2020 Census.

– Tom Smith. a professor with the Goizueta Business School at Emory who will address the economics of the census.

– Michele NeSmith, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia’s Research and Policy Development Director

– Decaturish contributor George Chidi

The show will start at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast here.

The Decaturish Twitch Show generally broadcasts every Wednesday and Friday at 6 p.m.

Be sure to tune in to the show and if you want to ask questions, create an account and give us a follow on Twitch by clicking here. (To create an account, click the purple “sign up” button in the upper right-hand corner of the Twitch website.)

People interested in viewing past episodes should subscribe to the Decaturish Youtube channel. To see the Youtube channel, click here.

We’ll see you on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.

 

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