The U.S. Constitution requires the government to conduct a census once every 10 years. It's not exactly exciting, and in fact, it's quite tedious work.
But it is important.
Counting, or at least trying to count, all of the hundreds of millions of people living in the United States takes a monumental effort by thousands and thousands of people.
Fortunately, we can help a little, and by doing so, we'll be helping our community at the same time.