ReadyNation's state-specific census toolkits are designed to help business owners and operators contribute to a strong count. The toolkits are short to provide easy access to census materials for people focused on the daily operation of their business.
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.
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 National African American Clergy Network has shared its “Turn Out Sunday African American Faith Based Toolkit” to share with our faith leaders and partners. This is an excellent guide to assist clergy as well as lay leaders educating and protecting voters
The 2020 Census is right around the corner. In order to ensure everyone is counted in 2020, stakeholders will be creating get out the count (GOTC) plans for their communities. This section of the get out the count toolkit will go over all you need to know to get counted in 2020.
Stakeholders play a critical role in ensuring a fair and accurate count in 2020. The Census Counts Coalition has pulled together a comprehensive toolkit to support Get Out the Count efforts. See more about the background and purpose of the toolkit here.
The Census Bureau is modernizing its confidentiality protections for census responses. At the heart of this new approach is a mathematical definition of confidentiality called “differential privacy.” This fact sheet provides a brief and limited introduction to differential privacy, outlines the implications of the changes for data users, and encourages stakeholders to provide feedback to the Census Bureau. This fact sheet is published by the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and its partners, Data & Society and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
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.