An accurate census count is critical for Minnesota counties. Billions of federal funding dollars and future congressional representation will be based on census figures.
The Minnesota State Demographic Center’s Commit to be Counted page is now live! Please subscribe for up-to-minute announcements, events, and resources to support an accurate 2020 Census for Minnesota counties.
As you know, county leaders play a critical role in forming and participating in Complete Count Committees. Below, you will a list of resources to support counties as the 2020 Census approaches.
Free, Recorded Webinar: What You Need to Know for the 2020 Census—Organizing for a Complete Count
In addition to the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) and the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) 2017-18 regional sessions, the League of Minnesota Cities hosted a webinar with Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower about the 2020 census. You are welcome to view this recorded webinar anytime.
Learn what a Complete Count Committee is and the best strategies for organizing one in your community. Walk away with concrete best practices, tools, and action ideas to mobilize every resident in your jurisdiction to be counted. —Access the recorded webinar
State Training Sessions
The Minnesota Demographic Center invites county officials to participate in a series of monthly conference calls dedicated to answering questions about forming and managing a Complete Count Committee. This is a chance for participants to ask questions, learn from each other, and let state 2020 Census staff know what cities need to succeed for a complete count in 2020.
Date: Third Thursday of every month Time: 12-1 p.m. To join the call: If you’re not already receiving an invitation to the Third Thursday Conference Call, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to join the subscriber list.
The Minnesota State Demographic Center invites you to participate in a statewide livestream on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, to prepare for the 2020 Census.
Please save-the-date! This special, jointly-sponsored broadcast will feature resources and strategies to support Complete Count Committees across Minnesota cities, counties, and townships.
- Learn about the 2020 Census
- Form a Complete Count Committee
- new! Counting for Dollars Flyer
- Interactive Minnesota Maps with a look at 2010 Census participation
- Create 2020 Census buttons, posters, and flyers with downloadable templates
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Questions or Need Help? Reach out to the Minnesota State Demographic Office team today.