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Asian Americans Advancing Justice is hosting the 18th installment of their monthly census webinar series next week. Please join for the Webinar on Census Response Rates & Reaching Historically Undercounted Communities on Thursday, May 7 at 4PM EST.
This webinar will focus on the most up-to-date analysis of census response rates collected by City University of New York’s Hard to Count Map and how organizations can use this data to amplify their Get Out the Count efforts. They will also be diving deeper on how to reach hard to count communities during the ongoing changes of the Non-Response Follow Up period and doing a messaging refresher on how to continue motivating the AANHPI community to fill out the census. The webinar is recorded, and a recording and the presentation will be shared following the webinar. If you cannot join the live webinar, you can still RSVP to receive the recording afterwards.

Speakers

  • Steven Romalewski joined the City University of New York in January 2006 to launch and direct the CUNY Mapping Service as a project of the Center for Urban Research at CUNY’s Graduate Center, which specializes in online applications that provide intuitive access to powerful data sets, displayed visually through interactive maps and in other formats. He was awarded a Charles H. Revson Fellowship at Columbia University in 1995, and received his MS in urban planning from Columbia in 1998.  He also teaches graduate-level GIS courses at Pratt Institute’s Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment. Prior to joining CUR, Steven co-founded and directed the Community Mapping Assistance Project (CMAP) at NYPIRG.
  • Jeri Green is a veteran civic engagement professional and U.S. Census expert. As a consultant to the National Urban League, Jeri directs the organization’s policy and strategic approach to ensuring an accurate count of African Americans and historically undercounted communities. In this role, she has convened 2020 Census workshops around the country, bringing together philanthropy, local and state elected officials, grassroots advocates, faith-based leaders, and census officials. Previously, Jeri was the senior advisor for civic engagement to the Office of the U.S. Census Director. Before this role, she served as Chief, Office of External Engagement with the U.S. Census Bureau, where she educated national stakeholders on the benefits of census participation and engaged historically undercounted communities of color on challenges and obstacles to obtaining an accurate count. She also managed several census federal advisory committees. Jeri established the National Urban League’s 2020 Census Black Roundtable, which comprises leading thinkers and organizers in the Black community who are committed to mobilizing for an accurate 2020 Census count. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master’s degree from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Elena Langworthy is State Voices’ Census Program Manager. In this role, she works with state tables to plan for the 2020 Census and aims to ensure an accurate count of the New American Majority population. Elena began her career on the campaign trail and has worked on field programs at the national, state, and local level. Prior to joining State Voices, Elena worked as the program manager with the Virginia Civic Engagement Table. Elena holds a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University. She lives in Northern Virginia and enjoys exploring interesting areas off the beaten path.
  • Raima Roy is the Program Associate for Census and Civic Engagement at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC. She is responsible for working on policy research and analysis on census issues, developing communications strategies, and implementing advocacy campaigns. Raima began working in public policy as an intern for the Truman Center, where she focused on researching policies about democracy and rule of law. She has also interned at the International Rescue Committee, where she empowered refugees from South and Southeast Asia by guiding them through the employment process and providing Urdu translation services. Prior to joining Advancing Justice | AAJC, Raima worked as a Program Associate at the International Republic Institute, where she helped implement democracy advocacy programs in Africa. Raima recently received her B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University.
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