Our Mission

Protect federal funding and Congressional representation in Ventura County by encouraging all to participate in the 2020 Census.

I count. You count. We all count.

Volunteer Sign Up

Interested in volunteering for the Census 2020 ? Please fill out the sign up form below!

2020 Census Partner Resource Survey

Are you an organization or a business operating in Ventura County interested in getting involved in Census 2020  outreach? Please fill out the survey below!

This survey helps us connect you with your regional coordinator(s), the organization leading outreach in your area, and helps us understand where our partners and and do not have capacity. Additionally, if you are a community based organization, submission of this survey makes you potentially eligible to receive funding for your work.

Ventura County’s Hard-to-Count Interactive Map

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Quick Facts
The U.S. census, mandated by the U.S. Constitution since 1790, attempts to count every person living in the United States. Every 10 years, the Census Bureau gathers information like gender, age, race, and income, and the results not only determine government representation and access to justice, but also access to federal, state, and local funding.
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Literally, millions and millions of dollars are at stake for the programs that help to mend the gaps in our society and allow all to live in dignity. An accurate Census is vital for funding of rural business and industry development; loans; job training and other employment programs; healthcare for infants and children; childcare for low-income and working families; water and waste disposal systems; policing agencies and community-based entities working to reduce crime; monitoring and enforcing discrimination laws under the Civil Rights Act; local agencies for food, healthcare; and legal services for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities.
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The 2020 Census is at risk of significant undercount. Due to a wide variety of factors such as lack of funding, infrastructure challenges, technology barriers in hard-to-count populations, societal pressures, misinformation campaigns and a transition to census counts being conducted online are just a few of the obstacles to an accurate count in 2020.
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Each person uncounted equals a loss of approximately $2,000 per year for ten years in social safety-net benefits. An undercount in Ventura County, and communities across the state and nation, could mean a loss of billions of dollars over the next decade in critical social service funding.
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Ventura County is a wonderful and diverse community that has been identified as #59 in the nation for hardest-to-count counties! Join our efforts to ensure we have a complete and accurate count in 2020.
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