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This edition: John Flateau, Lucia Gomez and Glen Magpantay on the 2000 census

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 11, 2001.

Host, David R. Jones, President of the Community Service Society of New York, discusses the 2000 census with John Flateau, Director of the Census Information Center at Medgar Evers College/CUNY; Lucia Gomez, Civic Participation Coordinator at the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund; and Glen Magpantay, Staff Attorney at the Asian American Legal Defense Fund. Flateau, Gomez and Magpantay describe theories behind ethnic groups being undercounted in the census. They also discuss how the census results are and aren't represented in the city and state governments.

Guest List

John Flateau, PhD Director, DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy, Medgar Evers College/CUNY

Ms. Lucia Gómez-Jiménez Civic Participation Coordinator , Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund

Glenn D. Magpantay, Esq. Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund