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The 2020 Census and Redistricting:
Why Every Count Matters – An Operational Update

Date April 2, 2020

Time 10:00am

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The 2020 Census and Redistricting:
Why Every Count Matters – An Operational Update

Join U.S. Census Bureau Chief of Decennial Communications and Stakeholder Relations Kathleen Styles and Chief of the Redistricting and Voting Rights Data Office James Whitehorne for a presentation about the status of the 2020 Census, the redistricting process, and upcoming data products that will be made available. Moderated by Rutgers School of Law University Professor Ronald Chen, the webinar will include an opportunity to submit questions.

Links to the Presentations

The 2020 Census and Redistricting: Presentation 1

The 2020 Census and Redistricting: Presentation 2

About the Panelists

Kathleen M. Styles rejoined the Census Bureau in 2019, bringing with her extensive experience in law, public policy, and statistical operations.  She has legal experience in both private and government practice, including expertise in litigation involving the decennial census.  She worked at the Census Bureau early in her career, in a variety of legal, operational, and policy roles.  From 2011 to 2019 Kathleen served as the first-ever Chief Privacy Officer at the U.S. Department of Education.  Kathleen currently serves as Chief, Decennial Communications and Stakeholder Relations where she is responsible for communications related to the 2020 Census, oversight, redistricting, and decennial budget.

James Whitehorne is the Chief of the Census Redistricting & Voting Rights Data Office of the U.S. Census Bureau. James worked on several geographic update programs becoming the team lead for both the Redistricting Data Program (RDP) and the Participant Statistical Areas Program (PSAP). Prior to the Census Bureau, James worked for five years in the GIS support group for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ronald K. Chen is University Professor, Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Leonard I. Garth Scholar.  He was dean of the School of Law–Newark and the first co-dean of Rutgers Law School resident in Newark from 2013-2018.  He is the former Public Advocate of New Jersey.  He teaches first-year Contracts, Federal Courts, and litigates civil rights and civil liberties cases in the Constitutional Rights Clinic.