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Yes, We Count! FLC's Census 2020 Adult Education Campaign, sponsored by Florida Counts

Census 2020 Adult Education Campaign

We are excited to share that FLC received a grant from Florida Counts to conduct a statewide adult education campaign to promote and support participation in the 2020 national Census. Adults with limited English language and literacy skills have historically fallen into one or more groups in the hard-to-count category in each census count. There is a lot at stake for Florida communities. You can play a key role in informing your students about the census, why it's important, and what to expect.


Census Resources

Adult Education Census Kit

FLC will send promotional kits to 25 adult education and literacy providers. Each kit contains:

  • A full-color Census promotion banner with school logo and county
  • Census information flyers and sample census forms to distribute to your students
  • $100 in gift cards to support your Census promotion efforts
  • Florida Counts-branded aluminum water bottles for student giveaways (5-12 depending on number of students)

How to Request a Kit

Complete this form to request a Census promotion kit. If your organization is chosen, we will contact you to arrange shipping. We request that all kit recipients have a representative attend one of FLC's upcoming Census training webinars on March 30 or April 1. Register for a webinar in the Census Training Webinar section below. There is a limited supply, so apply soon!

Open to all Florida-based adult education programs and schools. Preference will be given to programs that can reach 100 or more students.

Census Training Webinars

Yes, We Count!

Census Training Webinars

Join us to learn more about the upcoming 2020 Census, how it's going to work, and why it's crucially important. Gain strategies and discover resources to incorporate the census into your instruction.

Choose from two available dates:

  • Monday, March 30, 2020 12-1 PM EST
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1-2 PM EST



Lesson Plans

Click on the links below to view and/or download lesson plan files.

Beginner

Lesson 1 | Activity 1 | Activity 1 with Answers

Intermediate

Lesson 2 | Activity | Activity with Answers

Advanced

Lesson 3 | Activity 1 | Activity 2 | Activity 2 with Answers

Additional Files:

2020 Census Online Lesson (PowerPoint)

Online Questionnaire Practice

Helpful Websites & Resources

Online Practice Questionnaire
Students can practice answering the questionnaire online! What you see will look just like the real 2020 Census, with the exception of help text. Developed by the National Coalition for Literacy in partnership with the New England Literacy Resource Center.

Teaching & Learning Resources - National Coalition for Literacy
Browse resources to help you teach about the 2020 Census in your classroom.

2020 Census Resources for Adult Educators & Their Students - Florida Literacy Blog
FLC's collection of resources from around the web includes a list of more helpful websites, resources for ESOL programs, and links to local resources around the state.

Language Resources - Census.gov
Browse the Census Bureau's collection of print & video language guides and glossaries available in 59 non-English languages. The materials listed on this page are meant to help respondents complete the census online and using the paper form.

U.S. Census Community Outreach Toolkit - Census.gov
A quickstart guide to tailoring Census efforts for the people you serve.

U.S. Census Adult ESL Educator Guide - Census.gov
This guide for adult ESL educators provides information on how to use the 2020 SIS adult ESL activities with students.

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These activities are generously sponsored by Florida Counts, a statewide initiative of philanthropic and nonprofit organizations with the purpose to ensure a complete and accurate census count in our state.

 

 

 

 

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The Florida Literacy Coalition thanks the Florida
Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education
for making this site possible.
 

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