Make Sure Your Community Counts!

JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2020

  • Partner with the Census. Announce Your Support!

Call your local or regional office and ask for “partnership specialists”.  Make a public announcement of your support for the Census.

  • Discuss with Your Staff, Volunteers and Board

Discuss the Census at a meeting of your staff, board meeting or volunteers

  • Get a Census Poster and Materials for your office

Order a poster fromGet Census giveaways from your Local Census Office partnership specialist.  .

  • Add Census Messages to Your Communications

Develop messages for your audience.  Add to your newsletters, blogs, social media and website.  Make announcements about the Census at meetings and events.

 FEBRUARY – MAY

  • Sponsor or Co-Sponsor a Census Community Event or Kickoff

Sponsor or co-sponsor a Census event with your local Census office or other community partners.  Watch for Census events that may already be happening in your area.

  • Start Conversations with Constituents

Start conversations about the Census with your clients and constituents during regular services, meetings, trainings and educational activities

  • Create Visibility at Your Office and Neighborhood

Get free posters from the Census or the Nonprofits Count campaign.  Post the Census Questionnaire.  Use other visibility tactics in your spring activities.

  • Promote the Census 2020 Website and Census Questionnaire Assistance Phone Number

Provide computers and phones for clients and others to use to complete their census form either online or via phone.

  • Promote Numbers to Call for Help

Give out flyers with toll-free numbers for assistance in English (800-923-8282), Spanish (877-EL-CENSO

and other languages.