These e-blasts are archived on the Weekly Census 2020 Huddle E-Blast page.
The U.S. Census Bureau has adjusted 2020 Census operations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak to protect the health and safety of Census Bureau employees, volunteers and the public. The Bureau has extended the self-response phase to August 14 and has extended, delayed or suspended other activities. See 2020 Census Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19.
The Census 2020 Office is providing updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn more.
The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative and the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund offered this training opportunity on March 3 for partner organization staff, volunteers and others who are interested in learning more about Census 2020 and how to help achieve a complete count in the San Joaquin Valley.
Podcast: Count on Your Census
The State of California has materials that are updated continuously. Many will be available in 16 languages and all will be ADA compliant. Connect with them for updates.
Announced contracts with 10 regional organizations to administer Census 2020 outreach for hard-to-count communities. Faith in Action Network was selected as Region 4 administrative community-based organization ACBO (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties) and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation was selected as the Region 6 ACBO (Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings and Tulare counties) Learn more
CVIIC created a short, Spanish-language informational census video that discusses five reasons why the census is important.
Watch and share their Spanish-language video to promote census participation
Webinar recording: Mapping Hard to Count Communities for a Fair and Accurate Census, presentation by Steven Romalewski, City University of New York (Feb. 4, 2020). See the webinar recording and the slides.
2020 Census Disability Community Toolkit with outreach strategies and resources
First 5 Association of California has digital census toolkits in English and Spanish to encourage parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 to count young kids in the upcoming Census. The toolkit includes downloadable resources, such as social media, fact sheets, posters, bookmarks, palm cards, radio readers, earned media materials, newsletter blurbs, a message guide and a style guide. Learn more and get resources. Register for a February 11 webinar to review the toolkit.
Toll-free bilingual census hotline: 877-EL-CENSO
The Supreme Court Should Take a Field Trip to California: Immigrants want to take part in the census, a basic exercise in our democracy. But many are afraid. This article looks at some of the work being done to inform immigrants in the San Joaquin Valley about Census 2020. Sierra Health Foundation Senior Program Officer Cindy Quezada is featured.
Access reports on the San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project web page
Translated census factsheets in Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Mien and Vietnamese to encourage participation among communities that have been historically undercounted