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July 24, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT

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Presented by AAJC

This webinar will discuss best field and communications strategies for getting out the count. We will go over resources on how to mobilize communities to participate in the 2020 Census, language assistance, top messages that resonate with communities, social media tools, and more. The webinar will also go over how to foster partnerships and how to best work with the Census Bureau to achieve an accurate count of our communities. There will be Q&A at the end. The webinar is recorded, and a recording and the presentation will be shared following the webinar.

Speakers:

Karuna Ramachandran is the Deputy Director at Advancing Justice – Atlanta. Karuna brings over ten years of experience in nonprofit work to her position. She has developed programs spanning youth development, public health and health advocacy, environmental justice, and organizational development. Prior to joining Advancing Justice – Atlanta, Karuna directed community-based public health programs aimed to reduce health disparities of Georgia’s rapidly growing AANHPI and refugee communities.

An Le has the distinction of serving four stints at Advancing Justice – Los Angeles and was most recently a project director of community engagement before returning to her current role as 2020 Census Statewide Network Manager. Prior to this, An worked as a legal organizer for the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and as a research analyst for SEIU-United Service Workers West and United Healthcare Workers West.

Brandon Lee is the Communications Coordinator at Advancing Justice | Chicago, where he crafts and implements messaging, press, and digital strategies for the organization. Brandon’s previous work experience includes the Midwest Democracy Network, Campaign for Stronger Democracy, CBS Radio, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a student at UIC, he was active in the Asian American Coalition Committee and a staff member at the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center.

 

Please RSVP here. There will be Q&A at the end. Please send any questions beforehand to Raima Roy (rroy@advancingjustice-aajc.org), and we will also allow for follow-up questions at the end of the webinar.

Disclaimer

As with all FCCP events, the subject matter is strictly limited to non-partisan discussion as outlined in the agenda.