The 2020 Census Ambassador Program will equip individuals with the information needed to serve as Census Ambassadors in their communities.. The Ambassador Program will consist of a 5-hour training that will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the census. It will include a Census 101, overview of the questionnaire, common questions from community members and other pertinent information. The aim of the program is to train knowledgeable messengers who can go out into their communities and inform others about the importance of completing the census. The training will occur on Saturday, February 29 th , 2020 from 10 am to 3 pm. It will take place at 3125 Poplarwood Ct., Raleigh, NC 27604. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. This opportunity is open to individuals who reside and/or work in Wake County.
NC Counts Coalition, in collaboration with El Pueblo, NALEO Educational Fund and the City of Raleigh invites 5 - 7 artists to create original designs that will be on display throughout the city of Raleigh and Wake County to promote census participation, especially among young children.
Selected artists will each receive a $750 honorarium and the opportunity to have their artwork displayed on several different platforms ranging from businesses, to city buses for a period of at least 3 months, beginning in April of 2020.
NC Counts will manage the application and review process. A panel of representatives from NC Counts Coalition, NALEO Educational Fund, and El Pueblo will review all submissions and select the final designs.