Census 2020


Census 2020

Are you ready for the 2020 Census? Get prepared.

Afterschool Can Play a Role!

The U.S. census does more than just count us. Its impacts are far-reaching, shaping decisions about the services, businesses, and utilities that everyone relies on – including afterschool programs.

Essential programs that support afterschool, like Title I, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and Child Care Development Block Grants, are all guided by the results of the U.S. census. Therefore, if the census count is not accurate, the children, families, and communities we serve stand to lose a host of resources.

Census Day is April 1, 2020. Individuals will have until July 30 to complete the census questionnaire form.

Five Reasons to Complete the 2020 Census (and Encourage Others to Do the Same)


General Census Resources

Coming Soon!

Count All Kids – Census 2020: The Count All Kids Committee is a group of national, state, and local children’s organizations and allies that have joined together to ensure our nation’s children are counted in the 2020 Census. Together, committee members lift up the importance of counting children in the census among the public, advocates and allies, and federal, state, and local policymakers, and identify opportunities to improve the count of children, especially young children, in 2020.


California Census Resources

Census 2020, California For All

Census 2020: Make Sure California’s School-Aged Children Are Counted

“Federal funding supports programs like special education, before- and after-school programs, and school nutrition programs. California receives more than $7 billion in federal aid to support our schools, and this is especially important for closing opportunity gaps at schools with a high percentage of low-income children and schools with special education programs…