Date: July 13, 2020

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Date(s) - 07/14/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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U.S. Census Bureau to Share 2020 Outreach Updates about Black/African American Communities

What:

Members of the media covering Black/ African Americans interest are invited to participate in a telephone news conference featuring U.S. Census Bureau leadership discussing 2020 Census operational updates and efforts to ensure a complete count of Black communities. Topics of discussion include adjustments made to 2020 Census field operations due to COVID-19, current response rates for the Chicago region (MN, WI MI, IA, IL, IN, MO, AR), upcoming field operations including the Nonresponse Followup Operation, and the effort to secure a complete count in the Black/ African American community across ages, languages and backgrounds. Media Q&A will follow the briefing.

Who:

• Marilyn A. Sander Regional Director, Chicago Region U.S. Census Bureau

• Kara Wilkins, Arkansas Counts Coordinator

• Kareem Butler, Policy Coordinator, Chicago Urban League

• Austin Patrick, Strategist, Team Y&R

When:

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10 a.m. CST

Access:

Teleconference details will be provided upon RSVP. Question and answer participation is limited to media only following the presentation.

RSVP:

Please RSVP to this Eventbrite by Monday, July 13, 2020

Interviews:

For media who are interested in an interview with a Census Bureau spokesperson, please contact whitney.stringer@bcw-global.com or call 814.876.0640

Online Press Kit:

Access the Census Bureau’s Black/African American 2020 electronic press kit on the Census Bureau Newsroom here.

For more information, visit 2020census.gov.

Connect with us on social media: @uscensusbureau, #2020Census.

2020 Census Black/African American Chicago Teleconference Media Briefing