Spanish-speaking census event helps Latino Texomans

Spanish-speaking census event

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Spanish-speaking communities around Texoma were asked to come out and listen to Genesis Sanchez speak on census data.

Even though there are no citizenship questions on the census, Spanish-speakers are more likely to skip filling out census data because of a fear of deportation or retaliation against undocumented family members.

The Texas Regional Census Campaign Manager for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, or NALEO, is making a stop in Wichita Falls to speak about the utmost importance of am accurate census count of the harder-to-reach communities in Texas.

Genesis Sanchez will be in MSU’s Dillard builiding, room 189, and then there will be a presentation in room 101, starting Wednesday at 6 p.m.

This event is free to attend.

“There’s a lot to use, in terms of money funding and resources, back into local communities, so we really want to encourage our populations to get counted and to participate," said Sanchez

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