A webinar was held by the Census Bureau on February 11, 2020 for the State Data Center Network.
The PowerPoint is also available.
From the Desk of Ali Ahmad, Associate Director for Communications, Census Bureau:
To help U.S. Census Bureau partners, stakeholders and staff engage their communities about the 2020 Census, the Communications Directorate offers outreach materials about the 2020 Census that can be shared with the public and provides resources that explain what partners can do to contribute.
More than 120 materials and resources across languages are now available on the 2020 Census website, with more additions coming later this month. Visit the Outreach Materials page at 2020census.gov/partners to find downloadable handouts, posters, social media posts, toolkits and other resources to support your 2020 Census outreach. Materials can be filtered by language, type and audience and can be used both digitally and in print.
When you visitors the 2020 Census website you can use an interactive version of the 2020 Census questionnaire to explore the questions asked on the census and access translated web pages and guides in 59 languages other than English, as well as resources in large print. Resources for American Sign Language and Braille are coming soon.
Some of the many materials and resources now available include:
- 2020 Census Recruitment Toolkit
- Brochure About Residence Criteria
- Fact Sheet: The 2020 Census and Confidentiality
- 2020 Census FAQ
- Partnership Fact Sheet
- Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census
- Sample Copy of the 2020 Census Questionnaire
- Benefits of Being Counted Poster
- Social Hub
Please share these materials with your networks and partners to help raise awareness of the 2020 Census and promote response.
We encourage you to follow the Census Bureau’s social media channels. Please like, share and retweet 2020 Census content with your family and friends.
During the first weeks of January, the State Data Center Steering Committee holds its annual election. There are five candidates seeking election to the Steering Committee, competing for three open seats. Each candidate has answered questions about his/her background and priorities. Candidate statements are here:
Our election administrator has distributed vote instructions to all State Leads through BallotBin.com. Only the State Leads can vote. We will follow-up with reminders. Your specific candidate selections are protected as confidential by BallotBin.com.
Balloting will be open for 10 business days, concluding on Friday, January 17, 2020. Vote before then please.
If you are the main contact for one of the 56 State Lead agencies and have questions about the voting process, please contact the election administrator: Bob Coats email@example.com
The steering committees of the Census Information Centers (CIC), Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates (FSCPE), and State Data Centers (SDC) transmitted a letter, on Nov. 27, 2019, to Census Director Dillingham. This letter outlines our questions and concerns regarding the Census Bureau’s move to a new Differential Privacy Disclosure Avoidance System (DAS).
The following is the Census Bureau’s response dated February 26, 2020:
The following is the Census Bureau’s response dated June 24, 2020: