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Category Archives: 2020 Census

Dec 9, 2019
Posted Under: 2020 Census

Organizations across Alaska can now apply for up to $250 to fund local census outreach efforts. The more awareness that can be raised, the better. The 2020 Census will generate ten years of funding and data that we need to plan Alaska’s future. Check out the application, share with your network, and brainstorm creative ways … [ Read More ]

Dec 2, 2019
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As a nonprofit leader, you can play a big role as a census champion for Alaska.  Building trust, getting the word out to your network, talking about why it is important, and celebrating the fundamental pieces of our democracy are all part of the fun.  Join us for an engaging hour of conversation and exploration … [ Read More ]

Jul 8, 2019
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The 2020 Census is just around the corner. More than two years ago, Foraker convened the Alaska Census Working Group (ACWG) to advocate for a fair and accurate count of all Alaskans in the census. The ACWG is a nonpartisan, multi-sector collaboration with representation from business, local, state, and federal governments, nonprofits, Alaska Native organizations, the … [ Read More ]

Oct 30, 2018
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Last week members of the Alaska Census Working Group met with the Interim Director of the US Census Bureau, Dr. Ron Jarmin, at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention.  Jarmin announced on stage that Toksook Bay, Alaska will be the first community in the United States to be counted in the 2020 Census, a significant … [ Read More ]

Sep 10, 2018
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  Congratulations to Carol Gore, President/CEO of Cook Inlet Housing Authority and member of the Alaska Census Working Group, who has been named chairperson of the U. S. Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee (NAC). Carol, who previously served as vice-chair of the NAC and who serves on its Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations, … [ Read More ]