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2020 Census: Counting the Central Valley

November 15, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Capitol Event Center
1020 11th Street, second floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

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About the Program

The decennial census plays an essential role in American democracy. The stakes are huge for California—political representation and federal dollars are on the line—and 2020 is fast approaching. Home to 4.3 million people, the San Joaquin Valley may be one of the state’s hardest-to-count regions. What are the key challenges for valley communities and how are leaders working together to ensure an accurate count?

Please register in advance. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided. This event will also be webcast live.

This event is supported with funding from the California Community Foundation, the California Endowment, California Health Care FoundationSilicon Valley Community Foundation, and Sunlight Giving.


11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch

12:05 p.m. Welcome
Alexia Cortez, government affairs associate, PPIC

12:10 p.m. Presentation
Joseph Hayes, research associate, PPIC

12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Maria Jeans, program coordinator, The Maddy Institute
Jesus Martinez, executive director, Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative, and member, California Complete Count Committee
Cindy Quezada, senior program officer, Sierra Health Foundation
Don Saylor, supervisor, District 2, Yolo County

1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A

1:30 p.m. Adjourn


Steven Bliss
Media Contact
Beth Elder
Event Contact


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