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Census 2020 Resources for Oregon Libraries

Learn about the upcoming Census and ways you can promote participation in your community

Census Data Summits

You are invited to join the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2021 Data Summit Series. Designed for the novice data user, the series will present a high-level overview of several data products and demonstrate how they can be used to assist organizations and businesses to identify data-driven solutions to challenges.

These free, webinar-based sessions will teach you about how your responses to Census Bureau surveys are used to create publicly available data products, how to explore data tools on census.gov, and discover how you can utilize those tools to help transform your communities.

Complete list of sessions

Upcoming Sessions

Census Data for Librarians - Census Bureau data are used to make decisions about how and where social media graphicto spend more than $800 billion each year for programs and services that communities rely on like libraries.

Thursday, May 11, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

 

social media graphicEconomic Recovery: Workforce Patterns - Information on new, cost effective, public-use information combining federal, state and Census Bureau data on employers and employees under the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

 

social media graphicCensus Bureau Data about Housing Characteristics -  Learn about the housing and household information collected by the agency.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

 

social media graphicData about Race, Ethnicity and Ancestry - Ongoing data about the changing race and ethnicity profile of your community, at granular levels of geography.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

 

social media graphicData about Food Security - Learn how to explore tabulations that assists in determining funding for federal food programs, learning how many grocery stores there are in a community, in addition to providing weekly estimates on food insecurity experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, at the state and sub-state geographic levels.

Tuesday, June 8 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

social media graphicCensus Bureau Data for Asian/NHPI Populations - Learn how to build a local portrait of the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population and become more knowledgeable about the population’s distribution at the national level, as well as migration flows at lower levels of geography.

Tuesday, June 22 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE

social mediaCensus Bureau Data for LGBTQ Community - Learn how to access data to explore the characteristics of same-sex households at local geographic levels, including for counties and cities.

Thursday, June 24 Time: 11:00 AM (Pacific) Length: 1 hr 30 mins REGISTER HERE