Every ten years, the U.S government conducts the Census, a brief survey of every household in America administered that aims to count each person living in the U.S., regardless of citizenship or immigration status. An accurate headcount is critical to keeping our democracy strong and ensuring communities get the representation and resources they need. That’s why, even during the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, we need to remember to do our part to be counted.
At Postmates an accurate count also helps us understand the size of the communities we serve, ensuring our restaurants & merchants can fit the unique geography of communities across the country. That’s why in 2019 we took steps to ensure everyone can be counted no matter their background. And it’s why in 2020 Postmates is deeply committed to ensuring everyone is counted and able to participate in the 2020 Census.
The 2020 Census will impact the highways our couriers drive on, the schools we send their children, and even how we at Postmates make important decisions about the future of our business. Basically, the Census helps us — and the government — understand where we are, and where we need to go.
HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?
This year’s Census is a little bit different from decades past, as