Staff and students from Waukegan Public Schools Clearview Elementary School completed the following OAV Civic Action & Engagement Choice Board activity: List one way you make a positive impact on your home, school, or community. Superstar facilitator Rosie Cardenas compiled the images from pre and post quarantine into this video.
The results of the census determine the number of seats for each state in the U.S. House of Representatives and are used to draw congressional and state legislative districts. Federal agencies use the results to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funds each year.
Don’t delay, complete the Census today!
OAV Census Projects
LULAC, Our American Voice®, and Digital Leaders Now are partnering in support of schools and communities in their work to increase critical participation in the 2020 Census count with the families they serve. The app is free and does not require any registration or sharing of any personal contact information. The LULAC Council and Barat Education Foundation will work with communities and school liaisons to push timely information and support community engagement efforts to increase the 2020 Census count.
The Census Matters
- Census data drives billions in state and federal funding– your schools, your roads, your hospitals
- Helps determine your congressional voice
- Hard to Count (HTC) Populations have been historically excluded, underrepresented and undercounted in the past