Advisory: California Census Campaign Hosts Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Live Events

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: 

  • Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020

MEDIA CONTACT: press@census.ca.gov 916-214-9266 (cell) 

Media should RSVP to press@census.ca.gov to obtain additional participant details and interview opportunities.

*ADVISORY*

California Census Campaign Hosts Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Live Events

SACRAMENTO – Starting on Thursday, May 21, the California Census Campaign will be hosting six (6) livestreams on Instagram and Facebook with Census partners and leaders honoring Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Elected officials, California Census ambassadors and outreach partners continue their commitment to reaching the hardest-to-count Californians.

Healthcare During a Public Health Crisis

Date: May 21, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Description: Participants will discuss how COVID-19 has affected the personal lives of the AANHPI community and the role of the Census data in helping communities have adequate resources during times of crisis.

Platform: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaCensus/

Participants:

Bay Area Efforts to Achieve a Complete Count

Date: May 21, 2020

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Platform: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaCensus/

Description: Bay Area Census leaders will discuss how the Census affects the Bay Area and why it matters to them. They will encourage viewers to participate in talking about the importance of AANHPI in the Census.

Participants:

Census Outreach to the Diverse AANHPI Community

Date: May 22, 2020

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Description: A conversation with Census outreach partners and AANHPI leaders discussing Census outreach, diverse historical, social and political backgrounds of the AANHPI community, which may play into motivation to complete the Census.

Platform: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaCensus/

Participants:

Becoming a Census Trusted Messenger Part I

Date: May 26, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Description: Participants will discuss how to best communicate with Californians about the Census, including engaging community members, family and friends as a trusted messenger.

Platform: Instagram Live https://www.instagram.com/cacensus/

Participants:

Becoming a Census Trusted Messenger Part II

Date: May 27, 2020

Time: 2 p.m.

Description: Participants will discuss how to best communicate with Californians about the Census, including engaging community members, family and friends as a trusted messenger.

Platform: Instagram Live https://www.instagram.com/cacensus/

Kids and Families Count

Date: May 28, 2020

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Description: Participants will discuss the importance of counting children and families. Participants will also use their voice to discuss youth and identity and how the Census affects the future of our children.

Platform: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaCensus/

Participants:

 

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The California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office
Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau attempts to count every person in the United States. California leaders have invested $187.2 million toward a statewide outreach and communication campaign. For more information, please go to https://californiacensus.org/.

DATA: To see data on self-response rates and hard-to-count information for cities, counties, congressional and legislative districts, please visit: https://cacensusreporter.azurewebsites.net/responses.html

 

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