Census 2020

The 2020 Census has already begun in remote Alaska, but for everyone else the count begins in less than a month. The Census Bureau will start mailing information to households on March 12, and companies can have a tremendous impact by encouraging their employees, customers and the general public to complete their census questionnaires early (in March and April). For households who do not complete their questionnaire themselves, the Census Bureau will start knocking on doors to collect information in May. 

Companies do not need to do this work alone or start from scratch. Below are examples of how companies are supporting the census and materials to help businesses contribute. Want more help? Reach out to jnaylor@readynation.org

How Business is Supporting the 2020 Census:

2020 Census Business Resources: 

Sample 2020 Census Questionnaire

Want to see the 2020 Census questionnaire? The Census Bureau has released a sample form.

United Way Worldwide (UWW) launches Census Text to Pledge campaign

UWW has launched an initiative to deliver the general public with census information right to their phone. Find out more here or reach out to your local United Way or 211 provider about how your community can participate.

Business in the News

·     NASCAR, U.S. Census Bureau announce official partnership, NASCAR Press Release, Feb. 12, 2020
·     Illinoisans, please help the census, Chicago Tribune, Feb. 9, 2020
·     2020 Census Means Everything to Your Community, Realtor Magazine, Oct. 2019


Do you have any questions about this newsletter, the 2020 Census, or how we can help with business engagement? Contact Jeff Connor-Naylor at jnaylor@readynation.org


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