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Allentown Continues Its 2020 U.S. Census Counting Efforts Amid COVID-19

City of Allentown
Leonard Lightne has been serving as Allentown's Director of Economic and Community Development since August 2018.

The U.S. Census every 10 years is important for every resident of the Lehigh Valley. The Director of Economic and Community Development for Allentown, Leonard Lightner, sat down with WDIY to give insight into the importance of Allentown's efforts despite the pandemic.

The census determines fair representation in our federal government and tens of millions of dollars in community development programs and block grants for Allentown and Lehigh Valley area businesses big and small, non-profit organizations, education and the arts.

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