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Valerie Galindo, Lower East Side Girls Club

Valerie Galindo’s neighborhood is much better than it was when she was growing up. She is now the director of the local culinary program for girls, one of the many community programs that are receiving funding. Watch to find out why being counted matters.

#WhyWeCount is an initiative to empower Puerto Ricans and Filipinos to tell stories of #WhyWeCount and pledge to participate in the upcoming 2020 Census. Our numbers shape our future. Learn more at https://www.whywecount.org/

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Dear Filipinos and Puertorriqueños, our count matters. 

If we are not counted in this 2020 Census, we will miss out on housing for those affected by Hurricane Maria, healthcare for undocumented and documented immigrants, and quality education for the next generation. Participating in the Census can shape our communities for the next 10 years.


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