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"From KPCC news. I'm Tammy Trujillo is some of the stories we're following tonight. Tomorrow, the US supreme court. Here's one of its most anticipated cases the legal battle over next year census. The Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question to the form that immigrant rights groups argue immigrants would be reluctant to participate creating an account now would impact congressional representation and local cuts federal dollars a new statewide campaign for hard to count groups launched a in Los Angeles Esperanza Guevarra is with the immigrant rights group. Churla supporting the effort, what is considered trusted messengers people who the community can hear really trust. What we're telling them is accurate that we're looking out for their best interest. And the campaign will use that trust to educate residents about the census through community presentations and phone calls next spring, they'll start knocking on doors sherline plans to focus its attention on immigrants refugees and non English speakers since twenty fifteen LA county's been experimenting with. A court program that helps get people who suffer from severe mental illnesses out of jails into housing and treatment. And according to new study, it's working KPCC's Elissa Jong Perry has more nearly a third of LA county jail inmates are mentally ill. It's a population. County officials are working to help the office of diversion re entry is a referral program that puts eligible mentally ill inmates disappoint of housing. And also gives them a case manager to help with things like doctors visits and medication management. Now. A new study released by the county's health services department that there's a lot of room for expansion. Fifty six"