The purpose of LACOE's Census 2020 page is to provide resources to those seeking information regarding the upcoming Census. Accurate accounting is pivotal since this data is used to determine funds for government programs such as: Early Head Start and Head Start; Title 1 grants; Special Education; Title IV-E Foster Care; Child Care and Development Block grant; also various health programs (Medicaid Part D, CHIP, etc.)
Pass Board Resolutions highlighting the importance of participating in the Census.
Promote awareness about the Census 2020 to the students in hard-to- count areas
Engage parents and students in the outreach activities.
Use Count Me In! Curriculum and motivate students to participate in visual and performing arts contests that focus on Census 2020 educational activities.
Host Census Action Kiosks – to provide access to schools or other facilities in trusted environments to allow the public to complete their Census questionnaires.
Participate in Census Awareness Week (March 23 – April 9, 2020) and
Publicize events that are hosted by school districts and COEs that educate about the Census 2020.