Karen Ferguson — pictured with Frances Ferguson, age 3 — describes the thrill of reading her family’s 1890 and 1900 Census reports, knowing her genealogy is a gift her grandchildren will treasure.
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The Census is more than a head count. It’s how lawmakers decide how much money your community gets for critical services. Without a full count, your school’s lunch and special ed programs could get cut. Your fire department could buckle in the face of disaster. And you could see rollbacks in the vital healthcare services that the most vulnerable among us depend on. Hundreds of billions of dollars are at stake, nationwide. Will you help New Canaan get counted? It’s safe, it’s easy, and it matters. Learn more here.