Get out the Count!
CALLING ALL ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITY LEADERS! YOUR AAPI COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU TO GET COUNTED IN 2020! The 2020 Census is less than a year away and we need your help to achieve a complete count of our communities. There is a lot at stake for us in 2020, including hundreds of billions of dollars of federal funding allocated towards transportation, education, and social services. Did you know that Asians are least likely to report intention to complete the census? We are partnering with Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) to bring the Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Institute (NYMLI) to your city. We ask and strongly encourage that you attend. APIAVote will conduct an engaging and educational training on how to mobilize for the Census. The training will incorporate best practices in reaching out to all sectors of the AAPI community. During the NYMLI training, expect to… Be introduced to the 2020 Census and Lessons Learned from 2010 Become an expert and learn how to answer frequently asked questions and address specific scenarios faced by your community Learn how to effectively recruit volunteers and train future leaders Learn how to talk strategically about the Census and its impact in your area Take part in breakouts to share best practices and strategies for ethnic-specific working groups as we help you develop a regional outreach plan.