Alexandria Library Hosts Virtual Census Information Sessions

The Library is hosting a series of virtual information sessions to discuss the 2020 Census and the importance of ensuring EVERYONE in Alexandria is counted.

Alexandria, VA – On Saturday, May 2 from 3 pm to 5 pm, please join City Councilman Canek Aguirre and local non-profit leaders for the first of a three-part virtual series designed to educate residents on how the outcome of the 2020 Census will impact Alexandria’s ability to deliver important community services to residents. This event will be held via Zoom. You can register to take part in this event by following the hyperlink found here.

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It’s not too late to completed your Census survey! Completing the Census is safe, easy, and fast and there is no better time to take 10 minutes to complete the Census than today. The Census is our opportunity to count all residents in Alexandria regardless of age, race, ethnicity, citizenship status, or any other demographic characteristic. For every 1% of Alexandrians not counted, the city loses approximately $18 million dollars in federal funding over the next ten years.

The Census be completed online, by phone, or via paper survey. The Census is available in 13 languages and language support is available in 59 languages. To complete your 2020 Census, visit https://www.2020census.gov/. The 2020 Census can also be completed over the phone by dialing 844.330.2020. When you complete your 2020 Census survey, share the news on social media with #alexcounts #take10forcensus.

For more information on the City of Alexandria’s involvement in the 2020 Census, visit alexandriava.gov/Census2020. For information on employment opportunities related to the 2020 Census, visit https://2020census.gov/jobs.

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