https://www.drmac-co.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2-e1582304224841.jpeg 500 500 Malia Munson https://www.drmac-co.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/DRMAC20logo1.jpg Malia Munson2020-02-13 19:24:002020-02-21 16:57:17Securing an Accurate 2020 U.S. Census
Information from CASTA newsletter:
Political Gain for Colorado – According to projected population changes, Colorado could gain seats in the House of Representatives.
Financial Gain for Colorado – Each person counted brings $2,300 per year for the next 10 years into Colorado (some of that comes from the FTA through 5310 and 5311 transit funds.
Ways to Engage Externally & Internally – What can your agency do to get the word out and people where they need to go to fill out the form. In your community it might look like
- bringing seniors to a census event
- providing free rides into town to a census kiosk
- encouraging your employees to fill out the census for their family
- Check out the slides to find ways to encourage those in your agency and community to respond to the 2020 Census.
Did you know: Rural Colorado was undercounted by 40% in 2010 when the last Census was taken leaving millions of dollars on the table???