2020 Census Worship Weekend Resources

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The following table includes resources for faith communities and social service organizations to host a Census Worship Weekend (March 27-29, 2020):

 

TitleDescriptionAudience
Faith in Public Life’s Census Sabbath Toolkit (PDF)Faith in Public Life created this toolkit with ideas for activities and incorporating sacred texts from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.Faith Communities
Faith in Public Life 2020 Census Resource PageThis page includes the above toolkit and more for integrating the Census into your worship services.Faith Communities
Fair Count Black Churches Count: A Toolkit to Prepare for the 2020 Census (PDF)This toolkit from Fair Count is for Black churches and includes Census related bulletin inserts for multiple months & sample religious texts and messages. Faith Communities
Fair Count's All Faiths Count: A Toolkit to Prepare for the 2020 Census (PDF)This toolkit from Fair Count is for Jewish, Christian or Muslim faiths and includes Census related bulletin inserts for multiple months & sample religious texts and messages. Faith Communities
Shepherding the Next Generation Census Faith Toolkit This toolkit is designed to help evangelical faith leaders ensure that everyone is counted.Faith Communities
2020 Census: Faith Leaders Spread the Word (YouTube Video)Faith leaders share why it is important for faith communities to encourage a complete count in this video.Faith Communities
Why Your Faith Community Should Become a 2020 Census Official Partner (PDF)The Census Bureau encourages faith communities to become partners. This fact sheet summarizes how you can promote the Census as a Census Partner.Faith Communities
“All God’s children deserve to be counted” (2/7/2020, Presbyterian News Service)News article featuring Beth Truett, AgeOptions Intern, talking about Census Worship Weekend and the important role churches can play in the Census.Faith Communities
Faith Communities 2020 Census Action Guide (PDF)Action Guide from the Census Bureau.Faith Communities
Faith Communities & Census Training from AgeOptions (YouTube Video)Training from AgeOptions for faith communities in Illinois, particularly those receiving AgeOptions funding.Faith Communities
AgeOptions’ Slides “Census Worship Weekend and Census Outreach to Faith Communities” (PDF)On January 14, AgeOptions hosted a webinar explaining how community organizations can reach out to faith communities in general. Includes Census Worship Weekend as a focus.Community Organizations
faithstreet.com SearchSearch for local Christian churches by locationCommunity Organizations

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