Purpose: capture “lessons learned” from your experience and your organization’s 2020 Census experiences.

  1. Which strategies, tactics, and implementations were successful?
  2. Why?
  3. Which strategies, tactics, and implementations were not successful or could have been more successful with better planning or more time?

About us:

  • State: ________
  • Organization Name: ________
  • Point of Contact: ________
  • Email: ________
  • Phone Number: ________
  • Permission to use this case study for promoting census improvements: YES/NO

What did we do?

  • Describe a specific challenge faced during the 2020 Census.
  • Detail the strategy employed to address this challenge.
  • What was your preparation timeframe?
    • Fewer than 6 months
    • 6 months to a year
    • More than a year
  • Did you have partners or funders?

What was the result?

  • Was the strategy successful?
  • Why or why not?
  • Which data and stories support your findings?

What could we have done differently?

  • <<Open answer box with a 500 word limit>>
  • Recommendations for the Census Bureau for 2030.

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