Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC) is very excited to share their newest Census PSA featuring the Executive Director of the NHPI Alliance, Kawen Toega Segaula Young.
As one of the fastest-growing populations, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities are growing in political power. But, our visibility and representation depends on ALL of us getting counted in the 2020 Census. It only happens once every 10 years, so make sure you and your community get counted!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Use these hard-to-count tables to find tracts that have been historically undercounted.
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.