ALA to host free webinar on library outreach, programs in 2020 Census

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/22/2019


Shawnda Hines

Asst. Director, Communications

ALA Washington Office

ALA Washington Office


Free webinar highlights community collaboration opportunities for libraries in 2020 Census

The American Library Association (ALA) will hold a free webinar for library staff, “Library Programs and Partnerships in the 2020 Census,” on December 16, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Libraries will play vital roles in achieving an accurate and complete count in the 2020 Census. This webinar will highlight key opportunities for libraries to collaborate with community partners and provide informational programs in the upcoming Census. Strategies for libraries to reach groups at risk of being undercounted in the 2020 Census will be emphasized. Presenters will include representatives from libraries, community organizations, ALA, and the U.S. Census Bureau.

The webinar will be offered at no cost to attendees and is presented by ALA’s Public Policy & Advocacy office. Registration is required.

The Programs and Partnership webinar is fourth in a series addressing key aspects of the 2020 Census for libraries.

For more information on ALA’s efforts to support a fair, inclusive and complete count in the 2020 Census, visit To connect on social media, follow #CountOnLibraries, #2020Census.