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Census 2020 Resources for Oregon Libraries

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

Promotional Materials

Stories for Change is an expanding and downloadable series of video stories, quote graphics, and infographics featuring storytellers and census advocates connecting census participation to a wide spectrum of advocacy, including racial justice, immigration, disability, labor, and faith.

Census Open Innovation Lab (COIL) - a number of social media friendly memes, videos, and posts that can be used for different audiences.

#OregonCounts2020 campaign - sample social media posts, pictograms, templates for letters to the editor, and more!

#CountOnLibraries Campaign - Image 1/ Image 2/ Image 3 / High-resolution image file

#Libraries Transform Campaign - Because Librarians Believe Everyone Counts and Because Good Decisions Depend on Good Data (images)

2020 Census Sample Questionnaire (Spanish Version)

How to Respond to the 2020 Census Paper Questionnaire (also available in 59 other languages)

Video versions of how to respond using the online form are available in English and Spanish.

2020 Census Video Library

2020 Census at a Glance (flyer)

Census 101: What You Need to Know (flyer/image) (Spanish version) Also in: Portuguese, French, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Korean

Additional images for signage

How You Will Be Contacted to Participate in Census (flyer) (Spanish version)

2020 Census and Confidentiality (flyer) (Spanish version)

Why We Ask (flyer)

Promotional Materials for Specific Groups

Census 2020 web site in Spanish

Counting for Dollars 2020: The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds - Oregon (flyer)

Social Media Content- suggested posts with images

Census Counts 2020 - Links to a variety of organizations promoting census participation

Libraries and the 2020 Census - Talking points from ALA

Census and Sensibility: Preparing your Library for the 2020 Census - toolkit from the California Library Association. Note that some information in this toolkit does not apply to Oregon. For example, Oregon has no current funding for Census Action Kiosks.

#WeCountOregon Campaign - A statewide campaign to ensure that every Oregonian is counted in the 2020 Census ... a good source for social media posts!