Come Learn Why The Census Matters To Your Organization

Presentation: Building Capacity Through Good Data: Why The Census Matters To Your Organization

The 2020 Census is just around the corner. It will take the participation of our whole community to ensure that every person is counted once, only once, and in the right place. Census data is used to find critical programs used by the people you work with and serve, and will directly impact Arizona’s congressional representation. Learn how your volunteers can make a difference, and explore how achieving an accurate count can benefit your community and organization.

Professional Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how Census data is used to fund critical services, from education, to healthcare, to infrastructure.
  • Explore how you can leverage Census data to better serve your community.
  • Create a plan for reaching out to those who may be difficult to count.

About our Speaker: Havala Schumacher, Partnership Specialist at Census 2020

Havala Schumacher has spent over 14 years working across government and nonprofit sectors to improve processes, build capacity, and increase public engagement. At the U.S. Department of State, her experiences included everything from passport agency management to facilitating leadership workshops at overseas consular sections. At the Census Bureau, her mission is to promote a complete and accurate 2020 Census count through robust community partnerships. She believes that few things are more powerful than good data in the hands of great people.