Important 2029 Milestones

  1. Final census preparations, including in-field address canvassing and opening local census offices (tentative, based on 2020 Census operations).
  2. Recruitment continues for temporary census positions; hiring continues for local census office staff and address listers.
  3. Continuation or launch of education and communications campaigns.
  4. American Community Survey (ongoing)

These milestones not only highlight the road ahead for the 2030 Census, they also lay the groundwork for future endeavors.

Here is your roadmap for census-related actions in 2029:

  • Having followed the Roadmap in the leadup to this year, you will feel prepared and empowered to think boldly and creatively. Technology and communication trends to get out the count may have evolved, but you will have adapted to this evolution in all of your ongoing actions leading up to this year.

These are just some of the census-related advocacy actions your organization should plan to take in 2029 to ensure a fair, accurate, and complete count in 2030. It’s never too late to get started.