Each census yields data about the changing demographics in the United States, and many associations use that opportunity to inwardly reflect on the demographic makeup of their own respective memberships. But how important—or realistic—is it that an association's membership reflects the community served or the nation at large?
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This article was written by Karen Stein, MFA, a freelance writer in Traverse City, MI, consultant editor for the Nutrition Care Manual, and a former editor at the Journal.
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