Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary 8th graders were the designers of the Census 2020 logo contest. On site for the celebration were Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, Mayor Baraka, Lt. Governor Shelia Oliver, Assemblywoman Jasey, Council Members Anibal Ramos and Luis Quintana, Board Member Kim Gaddy, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh, II, and Principal Maria Ortiz.
Our voices must be heard through the students and we must be counted, stated Kim Gaddy, Newark Board of Education Member. If we don't participate in the Census count we can lose support for our educational and arts programs."