Census 2020 Blog

Updates from the Partnership on Census 2020
Apply for a Census Job!

Apply for a Census Job!

The Census Bureau is still hiring! They have a lot of jobs to fill yet, and with less than four weeks to go before mailed invitations start to arrive at houses, now is the time to encourage people to apply. We’ve gathered some tips for applying that might make the...

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Will the Census Be Enough?

Will the Census Be Enough?

Experts are saying that despite the technological improvements and nationwide efforts to increase awareness, the 2020 Census will still miss a large portion of the U.S. population. Controversy over the citizenship question being on the census form has negatively...

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2020 Census Timeline: The Rollout

2020 Census Timeline: The Rollout

Below, you will find some important dates to keep in mind as we move into 2020. Further, attached to this e-mail you will find a timeline of key 2020 Census dates from the Funders Census Initiative.

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A Sample Questionnaire of the 2020 Census is Now Available

A Sample Questionnaire of the 2020 Census is Now Available

The U.S. Census Bureau has released a sample copy of the questionnaire that will be used in the 2020 Census. Requested information on the form includes: Type of occupancy (own, rent, etc.) Number of people in the household Names of people in the household Demographics...

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New Features in the CUNY Hard-To-Count Mapping Software

New Features in the CUNY Hard-To-Count Mapping Software

October 2019 updates for the Census 2020 Hard to Count map Here are the latest updates to the HTC 2020 map to help you plan your Get Out the Count campaigns: TEA updates Recently the Census Bureau published new data indicating which parts of the country will be...

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Filling Out the Form: Large Households

Filling Out the Form: Large Households

“The Census paper form only has space for 10 people, but my household has more than that.” What if your house has more than 10 people? It definitely is the case for many people living in America, like in mixed generation households or established families hosting...

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Is This a Scam?

Is This a Scam?

As the 2020 Census gets closer, we are expecting copycat surveys and other questionable contacts to happen. We’ve already been asked to verify a non-2020 Census survey as from the Census Bureau and is not a scam. How do we participate in the 2020 Census and keep our...

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Census Chat: Divorce

Census Chat: Divorce

In each CACCC email we will answer a question (or more!) that is sent to our census team, so please ask away! Contact info at the bottom. "My husband and I are divorced and live separately. Who counts our kids?" The short answer is "Wherever the kids sleep on Census...

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How to Engage Local Businesses In Census Work

How to Engage Local Businesses In Census Work

Our Census Counts 2020 partner, the Council for a Strong America, has posted their September 2019 Webinar about how to engage local businesses in Census activities. The Council has over 2400 business leader members across the country, and their goal is to promote...

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Census Bureau Requests State Records on Citizenship

Census Bureau Requests State Records on Citizenship

It's been in the news lately that the Census Bureau has been requesting data on Citizenship from all 50 states. We wanted to address it here so you can speak to this if it comes up in your agency. The requests are in response to an executive order issued by President...

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