The U.S. Census Bureau has provided a variety of outreach materials to help partner organizations educate the community on the importance of a complete and accurate count. The following fliers, guides and resources are designed to help partners learn about the census process, navigate questionnaire assistance, understand the importance of self-response and how to monitor it.
For the first time, you can complete the decennial census online, by phone, or by mail. Download Flier
This guide covers the census timeline, event and site ideas, successful outreach strategies and guidance on what partners can and can’t do when offering assistance to the public. Download Guide
The Completing the 2020 Census Online Video Guide offers quick overview of the online questionnaire process and will help you answer questions related to the census. This video is also available in other languages. View here.
The 2020 Census online portal will be available in 12 non-English languages. View Slide Fifty-nine non-English language guides are also available. These guides cannot be used to respond to the census, but can help respondents fill out the actual form in English. Learn More
In the 2020 Census, about 95 percent of housing units will receive their census invitations in the mail. The U.S. Census Bureau will send up to five mailings to encourage residents to respond online, by mail or by phone. View Sample Invite
The Mail Contact Strategies Viewer helps communities plan for the mailings their area will receive when self-response begins. The map shows which Census tracts will receive English, bilingual, internet-only, and internet-choice mailings. View Map