SDC Welcome Packet – PDF
Census Bureau Acronyms Explained (featuring links to program pages)
Plan to Plan for 2020 webinar series
The “Plan to Plan” webinar series provides orientation and training on specific 2020 Census programs and operations. Numerous state-based partners are involved, and the series will discuss the possible roles of SDCs and state networks. Our presenters include both Census Bureau program managers and state-based experts, invited to present their experience, best practics and tips for successful state involvement.
“How to” materials and documentation
- Fact-sheet: What is a housing unit? What is a group quarters facility? (8/25/2020)
New from Metropolitan Council
Fact-sheet: What is a housing unit? What is a group quarters facility?
Most people live in housing units. But what counts as a housing unit? This information sheet clarifies the basic concepts and provides examples using the Census Bureau’s guidelines.
Find it here: https://metrocouncil.org/Handbook/Files/Resources/Fact-Sheet/LAND-USE/Housing-Unit-vs-Group-Quarter.aspx
- Applied Demography Toolbox (4/18/2018)
New from Eddie Hunsinger
Applied Demography Toolbox
This Applied Demography Toolbox is a collection of applied demography computer programs, scripts, spreadsheets, databases and texts. If you would like to use, share or reproduce information or ideas from the linked files, be sure to cite the respective source.
Find it here: http://www.demog.berkeley.edu/~eddieh/toolbox.html
- Workbook: ORGANIZING Complete Count Committees (3/15/2018)
New from Minnesota State Demographic Center
Workbook: ORGANIZING Complete Count Committees
The CCC is open and inclusive, speaks the languages of all the communities within it, and builds trust by encouraging neighbor-to-neighbor awareness of the importance of an accurate census count.
Find it here: https://mn.gov/admin/assets/CCC%20workbook_3-15-18_tcm36-330543.pdf
- Tasks and Responsibilities of SDC Lead Agencies (2/23/2018)
New from NIU Center for Governmental Studies
Tasks and Responsibilities of SDC Lead Agencies
High-level inventory of tasks and responsibilities of SDC Lead Agencies.
Find it here: https://sdcclearinghouse.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/tasks-and-responsibilities-of-sdc-lead-agencies.docx
- Indiana’s 2020 Census website (1/23/2018)
New from Indiana SDC
Indiana’s 2020 Census website
This site is for Hoosiers by Hoosiers to provide timely information on Census 2020.
Find it here: http://www.census.indiana.edu/
- Census 2020 related web pages focused on New York State (3/19/2017)
New from Cornell Program on Applied Demographics
Census 2020 related web pages focused on New York State
Includes Census Bureau meetings March-May.
Find it here: https://pad.human.cornell.edu/census2020/nyportal.cfm
SDC Bootcamp Presentations
2010 Census Overview – Mary Craigle, Montana SDC
Current Population Survey – Leonard Gaines, New York SDC
Population Estimates – Sue Copella, Pennsylvania SDC
Keys to Understanding the Census – Cliff Holley, Louisiana SDC
2010 Census Timeline– Leonard Gaines, New York SDC
The American Community Survey Sawyer – Will “Chip” Sawyer Vermont SDC
Care and Feeding of an Affiliate Network – Barbara Ronningen, Minnesota SDC, Leonard Gaines, New York SDC & Sue Copella, Pennsylvania SDC
Introduction to Census Geography – Jane Trayham, Maryland SDC & Dan Veroff, Wisconsin SDC