Advisory: Legislative Hearing in Long Beach on California’s 2020 Census Efforts

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: press@census.ca.gov 916-214-9266 (cell) 

*MEDIA ADVISORY*

Legislative Hearing in Long Beach on California’s 2020 Census Efforts 

Chairs Senator Umberg, Senator Pan and Assemblymember Bermanto chair

LONG BEACH – On Tuesday, December 10, the Assembly Select Committee on the Census and Senate Select Committee on 2020 United States Census will be holding a joint informational hearing on local 2020 Census efforts.

Committee chairs Senator Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), and Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) have invited local governments, community-based organizations, educational institutions, and state and federal representatives to speak about their strategies to increase participation in the 2020 Census.

California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office Director Ditas Katague will be speaking about California’s outreach and communications campaign to activate the hardest-to-count Californians to fill out the questionnaire.

WHO: Committee members and panelists

WHAT: Joint Informational Hearing: Census 2020 in Los Angeles and Orange Counties: Coming Soon to Your Community

WHEN: Tuesday, December 10 from 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

WHERE: Long Beach City Hall
411 W Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802

Media should RSVP to press@census.ca.gov

To view more details on the hearing, click here

Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau attempts to count every person in the United States. The next enumeration will begin mid-March 2020 and will be the first to rely heavily on online responses. California leaders have invested $187.2 million toward a statewide outreach and communication campaign.

For more information, please go to census.ca.gov.

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