News Item

«return to newslistStatewide Census 2020 Gathering held at Isleta Resort and Casino

New Mexico | Aug 28, 2019 – 

On August 26, New Mexico Counts 2020 hosted a gathering of stakeholders working to ensure a complete and fair count in the 2020 census. The gathering brought together local leaders in hard-to-count areas, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic partners. Representative Debra Anne Haaland, U. S. Congress, was the keynote speaker.

Attendees learned about state and federal efforts, as well as available mapping, demographic data and messaging resources. Experts were be on-hand to discuss anticipated complete count challenges and promising strategies and solutions. Attendees also had the opportunity to form partnerships, identify and access necessary tools and resources, and begin constructing effective outreach strategies specific to their communities.

For more information please see our Agenda:
August 26, 2019 Agenda

Opening Plenary Panel Power Point
NM Messaging Research Findings and Media Strategies

Other Handouts:

Senator Tom Udall Letter

Census Bureau 2020 Partnership Program Update and Complete Count Committees

Breakout Sessions:

Indian Country Counts! A Call to Action (1)

Indian Country Counts! A Call to Action (2)

Crafting Your Get Out the Count Messages for Your Community

Download reports:
New Mexico Census Outreach Survey Provides Insights for Messaging and Outreach
New Mexico Census Outreach Survey Provides Insights for Messaging and Outreach (Executive Summary)
New Mexico Census Outreach Message/Messenger Testing Survey (Powerpoint)

New Mexico Childhood Resource Toolkit