Census data determines funding for many of the programs that will get us to our SDC 2.0 goals. DC received $1.3 billion in 2018 based on 2010 Census data to fund education, affordable housing, public housing, school lunch and breakfasts, public transportation, and food assistance programs, including SNAP, TANF, and WIC. You can help make sure everyone in DC gets counted, by volunteering to spread the word in your community or by working with the Census Bureau in 2020. Read more here.
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It is important to stay cool during extreme heat. Heat waves are more than uncomfortable—they can cause medical problems such as heat exhaustion and stroke, especially for senior citizens and people with compromised health situations.
Sustainable DC is working to meet sustainability goals while keeping District workers and residents safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Below are some tips and resources to be sustainable during, and after, this emergency.