More than $1 million in census funds coming to Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is slated to approve an agreement with the state that will net Riverside County $1.21 million in funding for marketing and outreach campaigns intended to elevate awareness about the 2020 census.

“The 2020 census will have a direct impact on the residents and businesses of Riverside County, as the results provide the basis for the reapportioning of congressional seats, redistricting of the county’s supervisorial districts and the distribution of more than $76 billion in federal funds to support California’s vital programs, which include housing, education (and) transportation,” according to an Executive Office statement posted to the board’s agenda.

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