Subway commuters on platform

The Census Bureau is hiring temporary workers to reach New Yorkers wherever they head home to in the city. (Shoshannah Buxbaum)

Next month, the 2020 Census will begin sending out questionnaires. It’s a colossal undertaking to get everyone in the United States counted. For the first time, the Census Bureau also will collect information online and will be able to track responses in real time. To make it possible, the census will hire thousands of temporary workers. Here’s a look at Brooklyn’s recruiting effort.

Producer/Reporter: Shoshannah Buxbaum

Host: Jackie Harris