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FOR COUNTING OUR DIVERSE COMMUNITIES

Multilingual 2020 Census Hotlines

February 21st, 2020|Diversity Counts|

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Arab American Institute, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, and NALEO Educational Fund Launch Multilingual Hotlines to Provide Assistance on and Provide information about the 2020 Census. [...]

Defeating disinformation related to ICE raids

February 16th, 2020|Diversity Counts, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Outreach Materials, Resources|

United We Dream released a guide in collaboration with Witness that is focused on defeating misinformation related to raids. As we move into Census implementation, it is important to watch out for inaccurate information spreading [...]

Video Series: Asian Language Census PSAs from the Georgia AAPI Complete Count Committee

February 14th, 2020|Census 101, Diversity Counts|

From Wake Up Atlanta, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Atlanta, and the Georgia AAPI Complete Count Committee Although produced within Georgia, this collection of census videos in different Asian languages is an excellent resource [...]

PSAs and Outreach Materials

February 9th, 2020|Census Bureau, Children Families Education, Communications, Diversity Counts, How-To, New Yorkers, Outreach Materials, Partner Resources|

The U.S. Census Bureau maintains and updates downloadable posters, public service announcements (PSAs), and other outreach materials. These resources are in a variety of languages and cover subjects ranging from faith communities to businesses, from [...]

Census questionnaire guides available in 60 languages

February 7th, 2020|Census Bureau, Diversity Counts, Government, New Yorkers, Partner Resources|

  For the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau will provide census questionnaire guides available in 60 languages and the following multilingual census tools: Internet Self-Response Instrument and Census Questionnaire Assistance in 12 non-English languages; [...]

Census postcards for kids in Spanish, Armenian, Korean, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese

February 7th, 2020|Children, Children Families Education, Communications, Diversity Counts, Families, Hard To Count, New Yorkers, Partner Resources|

Download and share these bilingual informational postcards for families and caretakers of young children. The call to action to count every infant, toddler and child is in English on one side, and on the other [...]

Census 2020 Disability Community Toolkit from Disability Rights California

February 7th, 2020|Communications, Diversity Counts, Hard To Count, Health, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Partner Resources|

This Census 2020 Disability Community Toolkit from Disability Rights California contains data, insights, recommendations, and links to more data and other organizations. "While people with disabilities make up 22% of the American public according to figures [...]

One-pager: The 2020 Census and the Environment

February 7th, 2020|Diversity Counts, Environment, New Yorkers, Partner Resources|

This one-pager from Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality and partners is a great resource for insights into the 2020 Census and the Environment: How Census Data Are Used for Environmental Justice & Climate Action. [...]

Does your state waive income limits for temporary census workers?

February 7th, 2020|Children Families Education, Diversity Counts, Families, Hard To Count, Justice Equality Civil Rights, New Yorkers|

People are most likely to answer the door for people from within their community. However, members of hard to count communities are often ineligible to work even temporarily as census enumerators without losing their public [...]

One-pager: Encourage States to Waive Income Limits for Temporary Census Workers

February 7th, 2020|Census 101, Census Bureau, Diversity Counts, Hard To Count, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Partner Resources|

How Income Waivers Help Your State Reach Hard to Count Community Members: Research from past advocacy campaigns demonstrates that residents are more responsive to answer the door for people from within their community. However, members of the [...]

Resource Library from Census Counts

February 7th, 2020|Census 101, Diversity Counts, Hard To Count, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Partner Resources|

The Resource Library from Census Counts contains fact sheets, data, webinars, digital trainings, technology FAQs, and more, including state-specific content. Census Counts is a collaborative campaign involving more than 15 national organizations and dozens of community [...]

Fact Sheet: Undercount of Young Children (Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

February 7th, 2020|Children, Children Families Education, Diversity Counts, Families, Hard To Count, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Partner Resources|

Fact Sheet: Undercount of Young Children (Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) Young children are undercounted in the census at a higher rate than any other age group. Young children – defined as children [...]

Fact Sheet: Why the Census Counts (Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights)

February 7th, 2020|Census 101, Diversity Counts, Education, General Census, Justice Equality Civil Rights|

Fact Sheet: Why the Census Counts (from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights) Why is the census a civil rights issue? Census data are a vital tool for overcoming the nation’s legacy of [...]

Multilingual Resources from the US Census Bureau

February 7th, 2020|Census Bureau, Children Families Education, Diversity Counts, Partner Resources|

The U.S. Census Bureau provides translated web pages and guides in 59 non-English languages, including American Sign Language, as well as guides in braille and large print. View the complete list here.  

Faith in Public Life presents: 2020 #FaithfulCensus: Count us in!

February 7th, 2020|Diversity Counts, Faith, Justice Equality Civil Rights|

Faith in Public Life presents: 2020 #FaithfulCensus: Count us in! "The 2020 census will profoundly impact the future of our democracy and the health of our communities. Ensuring a complete count is a moral necessity. [...]

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