US Census – 2020

Michigan is currently 3rd in the nation and one of only 6 states with a response rate over 50%. Our state’s goal is 82%, so we are still 32% away. You can help! But what can I do you ask? See below:

 Thursday April 9th: 20 X 20 – call, email or text 20 friends or family encourage to complete the form

Friday April 10th: Host a Zoom Happy Hour or Coffee hour – invite friends to talk about the importance of the census & complete forms.

Saturday April 11th: Write a LTE to your local newspaper

Sunday, April 12th: Call or email your neighbors/neighborhood association

Monday, April 13th: Join a virtual townhall – today – 4pm – Jackson visit

Tuesday, April 14th: Post on social media that you completed the census form, challenge 10 friends (and tag them) on social media platforms.

Wednesday, April 15th: Bring those federal tax dollars back to support our communities. Volunteer for a virtual phone bank sign up

Why do we care about reporting to the Census?

  1. It’s the law!
  2. It provides our community, city, schools and county federal funding, based on representation. It’s critical we have everyone counted!