Media Advisory: Inland Empire Partners Host Census Give Away and Help to Move Participation

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Between September 25-September 29, 2020

MEDIA CONTACT: See below for day of contact

For general inquiries: [email protected] 916-214-9266



Inland Empire Partners Host Census Give Away and Help to Move Participation



Inland Southern California – Between September 25 and September 29, local partners throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties will host various events and mobile Census centers where residents can receive in-person help to fill out the 2020 Census. Spanish language assistance will be available at select locations.

Events: September 25 – 27

Pop Up Question Answering Center and Swag Giveaway, QAC

Date: September 25, 2020

Time: 12pm-2pm

Location: Grocery Outlet Shopping Center Plaza,

Hemet, CA (Intersection of Florida Avenue and San Jacinto Avenue)

For more information, contact Leslie Moore, [email protected]


Contando Nuestra Comunidad | Counting Our Community

Back to School Drive and Mobile QAC Event

Date: September 26, 2020

Time: 9am

Location: San Bernardino Valley College, 701 S. Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92410

For more information, contact Sofia Gonzalez at 909-723-1564 or [email protected]


Call to Action 911, MQA

Date: September 29, 2020

Time: 5pm-6pm

Location: TODEC, 1482 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA 92335

For more information, contact Luz Gallegos, [email protected]


Californians should not wait—the time is now. Complete your 2020 Census form today. Please go online, call or complete your paper forms to ensure you, your family and your community get your fair share of resources and representation for the next 10 years.

So far, 10.4 million California households or 68.7%, have self-responded to the Census. Across California, communities traditionally considered “hard-to-count” have responded to the 2020 Census in greater numbers than in 2010. And there are communities that have met and exceeded their final 2010 self-response rates – 41out of 58 counties and 315 out of 482 cities have done so. Today, an estimated nearly 2.5 million[1] households in the hardest-to-count tracts have self-responded.


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


DATA: To see data on response rates and hard-to-count characteristics in cities, counties, congressional and legislative districts in California, please visit: You can also visit the interactive self-response rate map at




[1] The U.S. Census Bureau releases Census 2020 percentage self-response rates by census tract. This information does not include the actual number of households that have self-responded. The California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office uses the following two data sources to calculate estimates of how many households have self-responded to the Census.

  • Census Bureau 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, table B25002: Estimated occupied housing units by census tract.
  • Census Bureau address counts: The aggregated number of addresses in the bureau’s Master Address File following the 2018 Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA).


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