UPDATE: For the safety of the community and LWV members, our annual meeting on April 4th has been cancelled.
We are looking into conducting the meeting remotely using IT resources. More information will be following. Thank you for your understanding and support!
Please join the League of Women Voters of Hawai‘i County and Guest Speakers Samuel R. Resendez and Sharlette Poe from U.S. Census Bureau, Census Partnership and Engagement Program to learn more about how the census can shape the future of Hawai‘i and our Ohana!
Please RSVP by Friday, March 27th, 2020. Register here.
Agenda for Saturday, April 4th, 2020
- 9:30 a.m. Registration
- 10 a.m. Business Mtg.
- 11 a.m. Guest Speakers
- 11:45 a.m. Lunch available (order from the menu)
- Board Meeting to follow lunch
The meeting will be in the Privateer's Cove's stairless Keiki Room, and the meal will be in the main dining room. Free parking.
*** For more about the 2020 Census ***
Click here for a sample copy (PDF) of the 2020 Census questionnaire, a census scenario quiz specifically for engaging Asian and Pacific Islander American voters, and a messaging exercise.
Census Bureau Launches Updated 2020 Census Website
The U.S. Census Bureau recently launched a new version of www.2020census.gov . The new website adds features, resources and materials meant to help inform the public about the 2020 Census.
The site includes new Statistics in Schools materials, a new webpage to share facts about the 2020 Census, information on applying for jobs, and frequently asked questions (FAQs).
The new Statistics in Schools material will be released throughout the fall and includes 67 classroom activities, updated classroom maps with census statistics, three videos for students in grades K-12, a singalong song, and a new activity book for children ages two to five.
The "Fighting 2020 Census Rumors" page is designed to share facts about the 2020 Census and to fight misinformation surrounding the decennial census operations. Users can report false information to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the webpage to learn 2020 Census facts.
New features include the following:
- Full site translation into Spanish.
- Increase in mobile optimization.
- Access to stories about the census called "2020: In Focus."
- New information on the count of young children.
- Updated resources and information for census partners that is filtered by language.