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#CountMeBlack Youth Census 2020 Week

April 27 – May 1, 2020

Theme: Count Black Youth - The Power is In Our Hands

#CountMeBlack  #CountBlackYouth #Census2020

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MEDIA ALERT   

NCBCP’S BLACK YOUTH VOTE TO MOTIVATE AND ENCOURAGE GENERATION Z AND MILLENNIALS TO ‘OWN’ THEIR POWER AND BE COUNTED IN 2020 CENSUS WITH ‘#COUNTMEBLACK CENSUS YOUTH WEEK’ 

Embracing the Theme ‘Count Black Youth-The Power is in Our Hands’ National Black Youth Vote Will Join Forces with National & State-Based Partner Organizations to Get out the Black Youth Count on April 27 – May 1, 2020

Washington, DC (April 21, 2020) -- To actively encourage Black youth to focus on being counted in the 2020 Decennial Census, despite the Coronavirus (COVID 19) global pandemic, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote (BYV!) youth civic leadership and power-building program and its Unity Diaspora Coalition (UDC) 2020 Campaign’s national and state-based partner organizations will launch “#CountMeBlack Youth Census 2020 Week (Count Me Black Youth Week),” Monday, April 27 to Friday, May 1, 2020.

Count Me Black Youth Week will utilize social media, primarily Instagram, Twitter & Facebook, that includes online organizing and engagement activities----designed to encourage Black youth (18 – 35) across the nation to be counted in the 2020 Decennial Census, with a special focus on Southern states and other states with a large Black population including: AL, FL, GA, MD, MI, MS, NC, OH, PA, VA and Washington, DC.

Click here to see full media alert.  

 

 There are 3 ways to respond to the 2020 Census: 

On-line at my2020census.gov – Online Response Guide

https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-online.html

 

By Phone at 844 -330- 2020 – Phone Response Guide

https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-by-phone.html

 

By Mail – Mail Response Guide (Only when no response  on the above 2 options)

https://2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond/responding-by-mail.html

  
  
U.S. Census Update Information:
 
Effective March 21, 2020 - Click here for 2020 Census Operational Adjustment Due To COVID-19
 
For your information, please note the Updated Census Bureau Statement on Coronavirus: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2020/statement-coronavirus.html
 
Remember: 
  • There are three ways to respond to the 2020 Census from the comfort of your own home - online, by phone or by returning the paper questionnaire! 
  • Households will begin receiving invitations to participate in the 2020 Census March 12-20. 
  • Self responses is the safest and best option for our entire community.
  • Just a reminder, the website accepting census responses is live at my2020census.gov.  
 
 

 

 

CHECK OUT OP-ED ON BET.COM

"Count Every Black Person in the 2020 U. S. Census"

by Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO, NCBCP

https://www.bet.com/news/national/2019/10/22/op-ed--count-every-black-person-in-the-2020-us-census.html

 


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