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Census 2020 for New York Libraries: Community Partners

Response Rates

Are you curious about how many people in your community are responding to the 2020 Census? A feature of the online response is that data about response rates will be immediately available. This spring, you'll be able stay up to date with a map of self-response rates from across the United States.

On this page of their website, the Census has set up a handbook for creating community challenges in order to get more people involved. These challenges can be used by municipalities in their marketing and outreach efforts.

Working together

If you represent a Community Based Organization (CBO) that would like to work with a local library on preparing people in the community for taking the 2020 Census, please complete this brief form.

Partnerships help extend the reach and capacity of both libraries and community-based organizations in Get Out the Count efforts for the 2020 Census. Below are some suggestions of organizations libraries can look to to build key relationships to get the word out. 
  • Faith-based Organizations
  • Existing Complete Count Committees
  • County, Town, or Village Elected Officials
  • Mental Health Associations
  • Asian American Federation
  • Organizations / Groups Supporting Spanish-speaking People
  • Public School Staff
  • Board of Education
  • Local Philanthropic Groups
  • Community Centers
  • Family Services Programs
Southeastern NY Library Resources Council
21 South Elting Corners Road | Highland, NY 12528
Phone: (845) 883-9065