Advisory: 2020 Census Statewide Committee to Meet in Sacramento Thursday

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Thursday, February 27, 2020
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2020 Census Statewide Committee to Meet in Sacramento Thursday

SACRAMENTO – On Thursday, February 27, the California Complete Count Committee (Committee) will meet to discuss the State’s 2020 Census outreach and communications efforts. Chaired by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, this advisory panel of community leaders representing diverse communities from across the state will recommend strategies to increase participation in the 2020 Census.

WHO:           Committee members and panelists

WHAT:          An update to the California Complete Count Committee on 2020 Census activities

WHEN:          Thursday, February 27, from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:        California Secretary of State Building Auditorium 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA  95814

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Click here to view the committee meeting agenda (PDF)

Watch the meeting live here

The Committee meets quarterly to receive updates from the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office and from the U.S. Census Bureau, and to draft and approve advisory reports that are due to the Governor’s Office biannually.

California’s Census Efforts

Once each decade, the U.S. Census Bureau attempts to count every person in the United States. Californians will begin receiving invitations to participate in the Census starting March 12, 2020. This enumeration 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 on the communication and outreach campaign, please go to

DATA: To see data on the hard-to-count populations in cities, counties, congressional and legislative districts in California, please visit: /htcfactsheets/