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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: Georgia 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 Georgia, 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.

Webinar: Organizing, Engagement, and Census Bureau Outreach and Partnerships

This AAJC webinar covers the best field and communications strategies for getting out the count. We go over resources on how to mobilize communities to participate in the 2020 Census, language assistance, top messages that resonate with communities, social media tools, and more. The webinar also goes over how to foster partnerships and how to best work with the Census Bureau to achieve an accurate count of our communities.

Webinar: Fundraising for Census 2020

This AAJC webinar discusses support from the Census Equity Fund for states lacking funding infrastructure and other census funding resources such FCCP and FCI resources for funders and stakeholders. APIAVote previews leadership and civic engagement training opportunities through their Norman Y. Mineta Institute and their work with local partners.

Webinar: Census 2020 and Engaging the AANHPI Faith Community

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.

Libraries’ Guide to the 2020 Census

GCPI and the American Library Association created a resource guide for librarians to use in supporting a fair and accurate count in the 2020 Census. Ensuring an accurate count of everyone in the 2020 Census is crucial for the appropriate distribution of federal funding and for reapportionment. Libraries can play an important role by answering questions about the census, providing access to internet-connected computers, helping to fight misinformation, and more.

Citizenship Question Nonresponse: A Demographic Profile of People Who Do Not Answer the American Community Survey Citizenship Question

This report shares an analysis of data nonresponse to the citizenship question on the American Community Survey. Nonresponse rates vary by demographic group but have been rising over time–showing an increased sensitivity to the question. It is expected that the nonresponse rate to the citizenship question on the 2020 Census will be even higher than the 6% nonresponse rate to the question on the ACS, and that the question will make the census more expensive and it’s results less accurate.

Why the Census Matters for People with Disabilities: A Guide to the 2020 Census Operations & Challenges

The Census Bureau has identified people with disabilities as a hard-to-count population, which means they are at a greater risk of being undercounted in the census. The 2020 Census will impact everyone, including people with disabilities, and it is important for everyone to know what resources are available and what funding resources will be impacted if the 2020 Census is not fair and accurate. This report coauthored by the National Disability Rights Network and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality examines why people with disabilities are hard-to-count, the accessibility of the census and what is at stake for the next 10 years.

#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.

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Doing census outreach? Visit our COVID-19 page for organizing resources, updates from the Census Bureau, and guidance on how to adjust your census outreach to keep yourself and your community safe.