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Canceled: Census 2020 Solutions Workshop II

At this interactive, design thinking workshop, library staff will have the chance to develop ideas for Census 2020 outreach and learn more about Census outreach materials that will be available for free across RI.

Libraries may use these workshops to develop proposals for the RI 2020 Census Outreach grants, a statewide, collaborative funding opportunity providing $1,000 - $25,000 grants through the RI Foundation to support outreach and educational events for the 2020 Census. The grant application deadline is January 31, 2020. Whether you intend to apply for funding or not, this workshop will help you develop actionable plans to provide Census 2020 outreach in your community to help help ensure that we get a complete and accurate count for RI.

Libraries will play a critical role in the 2020 Census, which is the first census that will be conducted online. We encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity so that your library can play an active role in getting a full and accurate census count for Rhode Island. The results of this census will determine the funding that Rhode Island receives through federal programs for the next 10 years - funding that supports Medicaid, Head Start, SNAP (food stamps), Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), free and reduced school lunches, libraries (LSTA funding), and more.


If any reasonable accommodation is needed to ensure equal access or participation, contact the Office of Library and Information Services at (401) 574-9300 not less than three (3) business days in advance of the meeting or program date. More advanced notice is highly advisable.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
9:30am - 12:00pm
East Providence Public Library
Event Type:
OLIS Continuing Education
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