2020 Census – Why It's Important
2020 Census staff began door to door visits to collect census data last week. People can still respond online.
July 27 through August 1 marks the final push for the 2020 Census.
Use any of these sample messages in your social media posts, newsletters or other communications:
- Want more money for our community? Respond to the #2020Census.
- Make your voice heard. Respond now at 2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020
- The #2020Census affects your voice in government, the f unding your community receives, and how your community plans for the future. #BeHeard#BePrepared #GetCounted at 2020census.gov
- #2020Census data will help inform how hundreds of billions of dollars in funding are distributed across our communities each year for things your community needs like health care, roads, and libraries.Visis 2020census.gov
- No matter who you are, where you live or what color of mask you wear - we all count! Visist 2020census.gov.
- Data from the 2020 Census will be used to help economic development in our town. #yourVoice Matters #GetCounted
- Complete the 2020 Census today online, by phone, or by mail. Visit 2020census.gove or call 844-330-2020.
View the video designed for this final push.
Resources for Maine libraries
Zoom webinar recording
Powerpoint from Feb. 12, 2020 webinar
ME 2020 Census PowerPoint presentation
Libraries' Guide to the 2020 Census (ALA) - January 2020 Update
Counting for Dollars - Maine federal funding received by data derived from the 2010 Census.
Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census
Fact Sheet - Counting Children
U.S. Census - Promotional Materials and Guidelines
Questions and Answers for Stakeholders Supporting the 2020 Census
Activities to do with Children (Pre-K - 12)
Maps to use with programs
Counting books for Storytime
Sticker template (Word) Avery Label 22807 (2 in)
Button graphic - 2 inch
Button or sticker graphic - 1.25 inch
Census Bookmark Info