Local governments, non-profits eligible for ‘Tennessee Counts’ census grants up to $10K
An accurate count in the upcoming 2020 Census is incredibly important for Tennessee. In hopes of increasing response rates when the forms go out in mid-March, the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs has announced a “Tennessee Counts” grant program.
Tennessee Complete Count Committee Launched
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of 38 representatives to the Tennessee Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census last month. The committee includes representatives from state and local government, elected officials and other local interests who can help raise awareness of the upcoming Census and reach hard to count population.
Around the State, October 2019
The 2019 version of the KIDS COUNT, The State of the Child in Tennessee report was recently released by the Tennessee Commission on Child and Youth. The KIDS COUNT resources include an outstanding collection of data and policy directions in a report outlining strategies to benefit children and families. It also includes a county-profile showing a ranking for each county in the state.