What is the Census?
Why is the Census Important?
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has opted in for a California Complete Count Census 2020 Grant and has developed a County Office Education Outreach Plan for Santa Cruz County Schools.
Here’s how your school district can help with Census 2020 efforts!
Attend the Count Me In! Census 2020 Curriculum Training on Wednesday, March 4th
Encourage teachers to implement Census 2020 Curriculum
Invite students to participate in the Countywide Census 2020 Poster Contest. Winners will receive prizes! Deadline to submit artwork extended to March 6.
Census Tabling and Presentation Opportunities
Let school sites know we can have a booth or table and provide presentations promoting participation in and assistance completing the census surveys at school events and meetings such as back-to-school nights, lunchtime activities, assemblies, open house and other events. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a table or presentation.
Designate your school site as a Census Questionnaire Assistance Center (QACs) and/or a Questionnaire Assistance Kiosk (QAKs)
Census 101 Fact Sheets
2020 Census and Confidentiality
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.
Sarah Ferguson, MPP
Senior Community Organizer, Santa Cruz County Office of Education, 400 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060