Cuenta Cataño!

Assessed risk factors, historical context, and potential solutions to counting a historically under-counted track in the 2020 Census.

Counting for the 2020 Census



Matthew Lim, Celine Apollon, Kamau As-Salaam, Jonathan Braun, Andrea Ferreira, Haley Hart, Robert Highfield, Jasmine Jones-Bynes, Kyla Prendergast

Tools Used

Semi-structured interviews, literature review, demographic analysis, risk analysis, case studies


City Planning Researcher


City Planning Research

Working closely with key stakeholders like Churches, Soccer Teams, and Municipal Governments in Puerto Rico

In the Spring of 2020, I worked with a small studio to improve 2020 Census counts in the Puerto Rican community of Cataño. This report is the result of four months of work. Unfortunately, the end of this project marked the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and our work was promptly halted. Due to the pandemic, the census count was stopped prematurely in November [Link]. Click to see the full report.