Our Maps MN Stakeholder Meeting #2

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am CDT

Census Apportionment Data Update 

With the Census apportionment data being released in late April, Minnesota will learn whether or not we will keep our 8th congressional seat. Join us as Minnesota State Demographer, Susan Brower, leads us through a summary of the census apportionment data and its impacts. We will also share updates from the Our Maps MN campaign. 

About Susan Bower:

Susan Brower is the Minnesota State Demographer and directs the MN State Demographic Center. Susan became the State Demographer in February 2012. In that capacity, she travels the state talking with Minnesotans about the new social and economic realities that are brought about by recent demographic shifts. Susan's work applies an understanding of demographic trends to changes in a range of areas including the state's economy and workforce, education, health, immigration and rural population changes.

Susan joined the State Demographic Center after working as a researcher on the Minnesota Compass project at Wilder Research in St. Paul. Prior to that, she worked at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

Susan earned her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Michigan, specializing in demography and family sociology. She also holds a master's degree in public policy from Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.

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