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How Illinois has changed its census strategy. (Photo/Brody Ford)
Where can you find the thousands of abandoned vehicles in Chicago? (Photo/Giovanni Velez)
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Mapping Police Violence data show Chicago, Houston, New York and St. Louis have the highest number of Black people killed by police. A study by the organization also showed that 99% of officers are not charged with crimes in those shootings.
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At least 439 Illinois organizations or government entities have received grants for Census 2020. Instead of hiring many short-term workers as the census traditionally has, Illinois committed $29 million of state money to existing community orgs to engage in census outreach.
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Many homeless people cannot register in person, which leaves them with the option of registering by mail. But when registering by mail, identification is required in order to be counted.