Census 2020 Preparation

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Help spread the word about why the 2020 Census is important and how everyone in Franklin County can participate!

The following is a list of online videos, posters and flyers, social media accounts and more that can be shared.  To participate in the Franklin County Complete Count Committee, please email jatwood@frcog.org.

Online Videos

US Census Bureau –

Preview of 2020 Census Questionnaire (English, 6 minutes) – https://youtu.be/fXg1_1HHKzA

Census Made Simple (English, 2 minutes) – https://youtu.be/oXZAe8XYeN

Getting an Accurate Count (by Statistics in Schools) (English, 2 minutes) – https://youtu.be/mwkTSkwsRsE

Who to Count (English, 30 seconds) – https://youtu.be/iFmgSSyqPqg

Everyone Counts (Russian, 30 seconds) – https://youtu.be/RvM_Sz2qfAc

They Also Count (Spanish, 30 seconds) – https://youtu.be/_SAB6tiB7Hc

Is My 2020 Census Data Safe? (English, 30 seconds) – https://youtu.be/qzmB5oJQ_z4

How Will Census Data Be Used? (English, 30 seconds) – https://youtu.be/zuEo-lXtVjc

Lawyers for Civil Rights in Boston –

Censo 2020 (Spanish, 2 minutes) – https://vimeo.com/346881200/b7a2290cd4

NALEO Educational Fund –

How the U.S. Census Works (English, 1 minute) – https://youtu.be/d2SqG9Kk9AA

Social Media

US Census Bureau – Facebook – TwitterInstagram

FRCOGFacebookTwitter

Social Media Post Examples assembled by FRCOG using resources from this list

Newsletter Article

Sample Community Newsletter Article created by FRCOG and Community Action Pioneer Valley

Posters

Massachusetts 2020 Census –

Posters for the general public and on specific topics, including healthcare (in English and Spanish), education (in English and Spanish), immigrants (in English and Spanish), seniors, municipalities, businesses,  renters and more and in more languages (including Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese and Haitian Creole) at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/census2020/index.html

Avoid Scams poster in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, and Haitian Creole 

FAQs, Language Guides and Other Support

US Census Bureau –

“Your Guide to the 2020 Census” (8 pages) in 60 languages, including English, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, Russian  – https://2020census.gov/en/languages.html

“Why We Ask” handout (2 pages) in 14 languages – https://2020census.gov/en/partners/outreach-materials.html

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition –

2020 Census: Frequently Asked Questions (4-page in English)

2020 Census: What you need to know in Massachusetts – Tri-fold brochure in EnglishSpanish, Haitian Creole, and Portuguese

Massachusetts 2020 Census –

Counting for Dollars 2020: Massachusetts (2-page in English)

Renter Factsheet (2-page in English)

Every town is an important of the American story (2-page in English)

Property managers, make it count. (2-page in English)

Shape our children’s future. (2-page in English)

US Census Bureau and Scholastic

Everybody Counts! Coloring Book (20-page in English, PDF, 4mb)

Lawyers for Civil Rights in Boston –

Factsheets in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole and Mandarin

Tip Sheet cards in English and Spanish with information about their free Census Hotline

Census Hotline at (617) 482-1145 or email census@lawyersforcivilrights.org

MassCounts.org Partners –

Partnering organizations working on 2020 Census activities – https://www.masscounts.com/partners

Questionnaire Assistance Centers (QACs)

List of QACs in Franklin County (to be posted in early March 2020)

Helpful resources for QAC staff and volunteers:

Questions and Answers for Stakeholders Supporting the 2020 Census (4-page in English)

American Library Association’s Libraries Guide to the 2020 Census (22 pages in English, updated January 2020)

“Your Guide to the 2020 Census” (8 pages) in 60 languages, including English, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, Russian  – https://2020census.gov/en/languages.html

Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston’s Tip Sheets in English and Spanish and free Census Hotline  at (617) 482-1145 or email census@lawyersforcivilrights.org

Preview of 2020 Census Questionnaire (English, 6 minutes) – https://youtu.be/fXg1_1HHKzA