CCUIH is a proud partner in the effort to motivate, educate, and activate Indian Country for the 2020 Census, beginning on April 1st! Scroll to learn more about why the census matters to American Indian communities and how to participate to make sure you and your loved ones
Key Dates to Know
Be on the lookout for information in the mail from the Census Bureau.
March – August
Complete the census online, by phone, or once you have received your Official Census Bureau packet by mail in your postal box.
It’s National Census Day! By this time, every home should have received an invitation with instructions on how to complete the census.
May – July
Census workers will be visiting homes that haven’t responded to the 2020 Census. July 31st is the final day to complete the census online, by mail, or by phone.
Census 2020 will determine how federal funding is allocated across Indian Country, and programs like Indian Health Programs and Tribal TANF. An accurate count means funding will go where it is needed most.
The decennial census determines how funding is distributed to schools nationwide. This includes funding for programs like the Indian Education Program, federal scholarships, and grants for education.
Government housing and health care programs rely on census information to direct resources where they are needed most. When census information is accurate and available, resources can be directed to the specific communities that need support.
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