It’s said that the Census is the biggest peacetime mobilization in the U.S. Find out what data is gathered, how that’s done and, importantly, who has access to it. Hint: the Census Bureau takes the confidentiality of your info VERY seriously. 

Wondering why you should fill out the Census and how the information it collects informs our democracy? Check out “Census 101: Get Your Civics On.”

Production Team: Lisa Blackstone, Terry Gray, Robert Hutchings, Eric Pagel, Jennilee Park, Michael Phillips

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This story was created in collaboration with the Minnesota State Demographic Center as part of In It Together.