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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 [...]

How the Federal Government Can and Can’t Use Census Information

February 9th, 2020|Announcements, Communications, Justice Equality Civil Rights, New Yorkers, News, Partner Resources|

The Brennan Center for Justice has an important article on how the federal government can – and can’t – use census information. “We recognize that some people have serious concerns about confidentiality and how their [...]

Census Communications Planning

February 9th, 2020|Communications, Hard To Count, How-To, Justice Equality Civil Rights, New Yorkers, Outreach Materials, Partner Resources, Toolkit|

This guide for census communications planning contains strategies for public awareness and persuasion including media relations and digital campaigns. One of the insights is about audiences: "To achieve your communications goals, you must be clear on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

American Indians and Alaska Natives in the 2020 Census

February 6th, 2020|Children, Children Families Education, Diversity Counts, Justice Equality Civil Rights|

The following resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives in the 2020 Census are from The Leadership Conference Education Fund and Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality. When Native and tribal communities are undercounted, [...]

The ¡Hazme Contar! Campaign from NALEO

February 6th, 2020|Children, Children Families Education, Communications, Diversity Counts, Families, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Partner Resources|

The ¡Hazme Contar! Campaign is a sub-campaign of NALEO Educational Fund’s national ¡Hágase Contar! Census 2020 Campaign with a specific focus on ensuring the full count of young Latino children across the country. The ¡Hazme [...]

Disinformation Reporting Portal from Color of Change

February 6th, 2020|Census 101, Communications, Diversity Counts, Justice Equality Civil Rights, New Yorkers|

Disinformation is false or misleading information intentionally designed to confuse and manipulate the public. There are reports of “bad actors” online attempting to scare communities of color, particularly immigrant communities, from participating in the 2020 [...]

Video: John Oliver of Last Week Tonight and the 2020 Census

February 6th, 2020|Census 101, Communications, General Census, Hard To Count, How-To, Justice Equality Civil Rights|

John Oliver of HBO’s Last Week Tonight discusses the 2020 Census, why it matters, and the consequences of an undercount. https://youtu.be/1aheRpmurAo  

Differential Privacy in the 2020 Census from the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality

February 6th, 2020|Census 101, Communications, Diversity Counts, Justice Equality Civil Rights, New Yorkers|

Do you have questions about data privacy and the 2020 Census? The Census Bureau has a legal obligation to protect confidentiality and recognizes that unacceptable levels of confidentiality loss may undermine the public’s trust in [...]

National Federation of Filipino American Associations Census Video

February 6th, 2020|Children, Children Families Education, Communications, Diversity Counts, Families, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Outreach Materials, Partner Resources|

View and share this Kabilang Ka, Pabilang Ka census campaign video on who should be counted and why it’s important to be counted in the 2020 Census.

AAPI Data and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Mapping Tool

February 6th, 2020|Children Families Education, Communications, Diversity Counts, Hard To Count, Justice Equality Civil Rights, Outreach Materials|

AAPI Data and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy released a mapping tool to help journalists, decision-makers, and community organizations better understand the diversity and geographic settlement patterns of AAPIs. This tool (see AAPIP website and https://aapidata.com/censusmaps/) provides detailed census-tract level maps for [...]