Census 2020: Ensuring Native Americans on Long Island Get Counted

Dr. Carolyn Peabody, Clinical Associate Professor is making sure the indigenous people in Suffolk County are counted accurately in the 2020 U.S. Census. 

The project, organized by Dr. Peabody, along with Meesha Johnson, 2nd year MSW student and a citizen of the Shinnecock Indian Nation includes four indigenous tribes in Suffolk: the Unkechaug, Montaukett, Setalcott and Shinnecock. Hear more about this initiative on WSHU, "All Things Considered":