Make Yourself Count

Census data shape the future of our community and define our voice in Congress. It will determine how more than $800 billion in federal government resources will be distributed each year, where schools, roads, and hospitals are built, how many congressional seats are apportioned among the states, and fair political representation in congress, state and local legislative bodies.


Counting Young Children Helps Them Thrive
Counting Young Children Helps Them Thrive

Women, children and families could miss out on resources they need to be safe, healthy and successful.

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More and Better Transportation Options
More and Better Transportation Options

Your community could miss out on transportation options people need to get to work and school.

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Fair Representation and Political Power
Fair Representation and Political Power

Your community could miss out on fair representation.

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Jobs Where the People Are
Jobs Where the People Are

Your community could miss out on investments that bring jobs to neighborhoods that need and deserve them.

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Housing Where it is Needed
Housing Where it is Needed

If your community is not fully counted in the 2020 Census, more people will miss out on affordable places to live.

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Health Care Options in Communities
Health Care Options in Communities

Your community could miss out when officials decide where health clinics should be located and how much funding they will get.

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Clean Drinking Water
Clean Drinking Water

Your community could miss out on crucial investments in clean water and other investments in community and environmental well-being.

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Teachers and Books in Classrooms, Food in Kids’ Bellies
Teachers and Books in Classrooms, Food in Kids’ Bellies

Your children could miss out on the educational resources they need and deserve.

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#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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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!