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Stories for Change

The Census Counts campaign launched Stories for Change, an expanding and downloadable series of videos, quote graphics, and infographics, featuring whose lived experiences show the deep connections between census participation and a wide spectrum of advocacy, including racial justice, immigration, disability, labor, and faith.

Censo 101 de Fe Presentación

El Censo es un mandato constitucional del conteo de todas las personas que viven en los EE. UU. Todas las personas, independientemente de su raza, tradición de fe, estatus migratorio o estatus económico son contadas.

Queremos asegurarnos de que todas las personas, independientemente de su raza, edad o estatus migratorio sean contadas para que tengamos un conteo justo y preciso.

Kit de Herramientas de fe Para el Censo 2020 — (2020 Census Faith Toolkit)

Los líderes de fe se encuentran entre los mensajeros más confiables en nuestras comunidades y están posicionados para jugar un papel clave para asegurar que todos sean contados en el Censo 2020. Este kit de herramientas está diseñado para equipar a los líderes de fe como usted, con recursos, mensajes y pasos de acción para ayudarle a asegurarse de que cada adulto y niño en su comunidad sea contado, independientemente de su raza, tradición de fe, estatus migratorio o económico.

Our Count 2020 Census Toolkit

Download the 2020 Census Our Count Toolkit to learn more on how you can play a part in ensuring Black Americans around the country know what the Census is, why it matters, and how we all can make sure we, our families, and our communities are counted fairly and accurately in 2020.

Be Counted Flyer

The National Education Association's Be Counted Census Flyer is a great way to spread the word of the Census in your communities. The flyer is perfect for bulletin boards and newsletters.

2020 Census Arab American Toolkit

Download the 2020 Census Arab American Toolkit to learn more on how you can play a part in ensuring Arab Americans around the country know what the Census is, why it matters, and how we all can make sure we, our families and our communities are counted fairly and accurately in 2020.

Webinar: Census 2020 Activities for Adult Education Classrooms and Programs

This webinar described resources and activities aimed at mobilizing adult education students and their communities to get out the census count. Teaching resources shared in the webinar address census basics (what it is, why it matters, and how to participate) as well as census issues (such as past misuse of census data and what’s different now) as they build language, literacy, and numeracy skills. We will also share examples of program-wide campaigns that energize students and give them an opportunity to practice their leadership and civic skills.

Why the Census Matters for Women & Girls

Census data help guide the distribution of federal funds for programs that serve millions of women and girls with low incomes. The data also help us make decisions about how to support women, girls, and their communities. This fact sheet, published jointly with the National Women’s Law Center, highlights barriers to fairly and accurately counting women and girls in the decennial census and programs that could be impacted by an inaccurate count.

An Introduction to the 2020 Census

A guide that gives a brief explanation of the Census and answers questions from the LGBTQ community about the name, sex, relationship, and household size questions. It also highlights the questions on the Census and breaks down some of the questions.

TOOLKIT: Holidays and the 2020 Census

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's a great time to talk about the Census! Whether your family is completely new to the Census or they're worried about the citizenship question, the toolkit "Dinner Table Tips for the Holidays" will give you the answers you need to get your folks counted.

2020 Faithful Census

In past censuses, millions of children, people of color, low-income people and immigrants have gone uncounted -- perpetuating systemic racism, undermining political representation, and underfunding resources we all use, everything from hospitals to roads to schools for the next 10 years. That is why Faith in Public Life put together a one minute video to explain the importance and encourage people to participate: check it out and share!

The 2020 Census & the Environment Factsheet

Census data are critical for advancing environmental justice and climate action. Researchers, advocates, and policymakers rely on accurate census data to identify the disparate impacts of the climate crisis, enforce an array of environmental protections, and ensure programs meet the needs of diverse communities. This fact sheet is published by the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and its partners, WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation.

Webinar: Florida Faithful Census

As trusted messengers, faith leaders have a critical role to play in helping prepare their communities for the 2020 Census. This webinar explains the basics of the census, what’s at stake for Florida, and how people of faith can spread the word to ensure all people are counted. Featured speakers focus on racial equity and effective messaging on the census.

Webinar: North Carolina Faithful Census

As trusted messengers, faith leaders have a critical role to play in helping prepare their communities for the 2020 Census. This webinar explains the basics of the census, what’s at stake for North Carolina, and how people of faith can spread the word to ensure all people are counted. Featured speakers focus on the importance of counting LGBTQ people and children.

Webinar: Ohio Faithful Census

As trusted messengers, faith leaders have a critical role to play in helping prepare their communities for the 2020 Census. This webinar explains the basics of the census, what’s at stake for Ohio, and how people of faith can spread the word to ensure all people are counted. Featured speakers focus on the importance of counting children and Asian communities.

Webinar: Latinx Faithful Census

As trusted messengers, faith leaders have a critical role to play in helping prepare their communities for the 2020 Census. This webinar explains the basics of the census, what’s at stake for the Latinx community, and how people of faith can spread the word to ensure all people are counted.

Census Sabbath Kit

Faith in Public Life's Census Sabbath Kit includes resources for how to bring the 2020 Census into worship to help raise awareness about the importance of being counted. The kit includes a sermon guide, a litany, and relevant scripture from the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Quran.

2020 Census Faith Toolkit

Faith in Public Life's 2020 Census Faith Toolkit is designed for faith leaders to learn about the Census and the critical role they have in encouraging their communities to be counted. The toolkit includes talking points, worship materials, FAQs, and ways to engage the faith communities.

#CountMeIn

Communities that don’t get fully counted in 2020 will miss out for the next ten years. This is the time to get involved. The Census counts. So do you.

Splash Statement

NEW Stories for Change Videos!

Tymber Hudson: Let’s help LGBTQ+ Youth in Foster Care Thrive
In Partnership with: National LGBTQ Task Force

Patricia Bedoya: We Can Defend Immigrant and Labor Rights By Being Counted
In Partnership with: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

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Stories for Change features storytellers and 2020 Census advocates whose lived experiences show the deep connections between census participation and a wide spectrum of advocacy, including racial justice, immigration, disability, labor, and faith.

This expanding and downloadable series of videos, quote graphics, and infographics is designed to be ready-made content usable for digital organizing including, social media, textbanking, paid media, and email.

 

Click HERE to view or download Stories for Change!