This is a collaboration among the National Council for Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC), and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC and includes tips and content for talking about the census with your friends, family, neighbors, and communities during Lunar New Year gatherings.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice is leading the Count Us In 2020 campaign focused on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. This is a comprehensive toolkit on community engagement and communication tips for 2020 GOTC efforts. This was last updated December 2019.
As trusted messengers, faith leaders have a critical role to play in helping prepare their communities for the 2020 Census. This webinar focuses on the basics of the census, what’s at stake for the Asian community and how faith leaders to ensure all people are counted.
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.
This AAJC webinar discusses why the census is important for the AANHPI community and shares information such as the census enumeration timeline and language support, how to become a Census Faith Ambassador, what Census Faith Ambassadors can do to get out the count in their faith communities, and how faith groups can partner with the Census Bureau to ensure an accurate count.
Factsheet on Why the Census Matters for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities
National factsheet on the importance of the census to the AANHPI community.
Lack of trust in the confidentiality of census data presents a major barrier to census participation, despite the survey’s mandatory nature.
Use these hard-to-count tables to find tracts that have been historically undercounted.
This memo offers relevant background on these threats to a fair, accurate, and cost-effective census and comprehensive ACS, as well as arguments to counter these ill-advised, costly and, in some cases, unconstitutional proposals.
Will You Count? Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs) In The 2020 Census
Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs) have been undercounted for decades. Today, roughly one in five Asian Americans live in hard-to-count census tracts, along with one third of NHPIs.