Resources

Help our community count.

You and your organization will play a critical role in helping us get a more fair and accurate count in the 2020 Census. Below you will find a variety of tools and materials, from a comprehensive toolkit and posters to social media posts and FAQs, to support you in your efforts. Download, print, and customize them to meet your organization’s needs.

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Census Outreach Toolkit

The toolkit is a resource for people and organizations doing grassroots outreach. It includes messages, templates, and recommendations for connecting with your community to increase self-reporting turnout for the 2020 Census.
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Social Media

International Workers’ Day Social Graphics

On International Workers’ Day, we celebrate the workers that keep our community running. On May 1st, we’re inviting our community to share a message of support for them with an ask to complete the census. Download these five social graphics to share to ask your community to complete the census and support essential workers.

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Available Languages

  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese
Social Media

College Student Social Media Materials

With many students returning home or to somewhere other than their college residents, the U.S. Census Bureau has provided guidance for students and parents on how to complete the census accurately. Use these social media messages and graphics to inform your community, and update them to make them more relevant given your specific needs.

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Available Languages

  • English
Toolkit and Messagings

April Outreach Sample Messaging

As COVID-19 continues to affect our ability to conduct outreach in-person, we need to continue to rely on alternative means of reminding people to complete their census – online, by phone, and by mail. Use these sample messages on your social media channels or wherever you are conducting outreach. These messages address COVID-19, how to complete the census without a census ID number, that there’s still time to complete the census, and why completing the census is a show of strength.

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Available Languages

  • English
Social Media

COVID-19 Social Graphics

These social media graphics include a special “Stay Home. Stay Safe. Be Counted.” message that you can use to remind people to complete their census during the COVID-19 Washington State stay at home order.

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Available Languages

  • English
Toolkit and Messagings

COVID-19 Sample Messaging

This special resource includes messages to help you in your digital communications efforts, as well as phone and text efforts. Reaching out through every non-in-person means necessary is vital during this self-response period. Use this resource to support your outreach via social media, email, website, phone calls, and text messages.

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Available Languages

  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Korean
  • Other
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese
Audio and Video

We Count Census Videos

These videos feature a variety of people from Washington state speaking about why it is important to complete the 2020 Census. Share this video on your organization’s website, social media, and e-newsletters. Download the file via dropbox so you can share on your organization’s channels, or use our link on Vimeo.

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Available Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
Postcard

Census Postcard

This direct mail postcard is customizable for your organization’s address and logo file. Use it to remind and encourage your community members to complete the census by mail.

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Available Languages

  • English
Poster

Q&A Posters

This set of posters answers common questions about the census, including why participation is important, whether someone will come to your door, who gets counted, if there is a question about citizenship.

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Available Languages

  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese
Audio and Video

We Count Radio Spots

These audio files feature a variety of people from Washington state speaking about why it is important to complete the 2020 Census. Download the file via Google Docs.

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Available Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
Audio and Video

Natives Count Census Video

This video features Native people from Washington state speaking about why it is important for Native communities to complete the 2020 Census. Share the 15-second or 30-second version on your organization’s website, social media, and e-newsletters. Download the file via dropbox so you can share on your organization’s channels, or use our link on Vimeo.

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Available Languages

  • English

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