The Census Bureau has Partnership Specialists on staff dedicated to helping you ensure that your clients and community get counted. Partnership specialists can help you become a census partner and connect you with the tools and resources that you need to conduct effective census outreach. Here are some tips for making your meeting with a partnership specialist effective.
Connect: To get started, call your U.S. Census Bureau Regional Office and ask for the contact information for the partnership specialist serving your community. You can find contact information for your Regional Office by going to https://www.census.gov/regions and finding your state in the map provided.
Ask: Keep these questions and ideas in mind when you are meeting with the partnership specialist:
Offer: You don’t need to make any specific commitments right away to your census partnership specialist, but be ready to give them an idea of the types of census outreach activities your organization would be interested in. Examples include: