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Saturday, September 7 • 12:50pm - 2:05pm
Census 2020: Everyone Counts

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The goal of this session is to address the following questions:
  • What is Census 2020?
  • Why the Census?
  • What is at stake if not everyone is counted?
  • How does the current political environment affect the counting, especially the “hard to count” population?
  • Who are included in the “hard to count” population?
  • What is the planning and implementation strategy at the state,  and Contra Costa and Almeda County levels to make sure everyone is counted?
  • How is the operation funded?
  • What opportunities are there for volunteers to help?
  • Are there paid staff whose job is to organize and coordinate the volunteers?


Susanne Huttner

All On the Line Bay Area
Susanne is a community organizer focusing on helping people engage in civic action that can make lasting change for their communities.  She leads teams that use organizing-at-a-distance strategies, for example in CA 21 and in All On The Line’s 11 target states.  Her priorities... Read More →


Alessia Simmonds

Outreach Manager, Alameda County Complete Count Committee
Alessia is a graduate of UC Berkeley. She has worked in both the public and private sectors for Oakland City Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Craig Communications. For Alameda County, she leads Census outreach to various organizations, particularly in the faith community... Read More →

Zhiyuan "John" Zhang

Partnership Specialist, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, U.S. Census Bureau
John worked as the liaison and primary point of contact to the local governments, organizations, businesses, communities and the general public; participated in interagency meetings as the agency representative; conducted presentations and workshops to the local communities on the... Read More →

Teresa Gerringer

Communications Director, District 3 Supervisor Diane Burgis
Teresa advises the Supervisor on special projects, including the Census 2020 effort. Recently elected to the Lafayette City Council.  Previously, Teresa served as District Director to State Senator Steve Glazer, and was a political strategist, working with schools, public agencies... Read More →

Saturday September 7, 2019 12:50pm - 2:05pm
Room 033

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