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2020 Census

BE COUNTED.

Be heard and take action. Complete the Census before September 30, 2020.

Count yourself and every person living with you, regardless of their age, relationship to you, or immigration status. Everyone counts.

What is the Census?

Every ten years, the U.S. conducts a nationwide count of every person living in the country. Everyone counts, regardless of age, housing disposition, citizenship or immigration status.

Your answers determine:

  • How many Congressional seats our state gets
  • Where to draw district lines
  • And how to allocate over $675 billion in federal funding for vital programs that affect health, infrastructure, and education.

Why Does It Matter?

If people are missed in the Census count, our communities could lose resources and political representation for the next ten years. It can hurt the programs and services we need, including:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
  • Medi-Cal and MediCare
  • CalFresh
  • WIC
  • School lunch programs for children
  • Special Education programs
  • Road, highway and construction planning that affects where to build medical facilities and schools
  • And much, much more

Easy, Safe and Confidential

The Census will not ask for your citizenship, immigration status, social security number, identification card, or money.

You can list the name and sex that you identify with. They do not need to match your legal documents.

Title 13 protects your data! Any identifying information cannot be shared with anyone, including ICE, law enforcement or landlords.