April 14, 2020
Getting Out the Count During Social Distancing
During the COVID-19 public health crisis and the required social distancing that has come with it,
For example, on Census Day (April 1), our Youth Action members held their Get Counted
CCC also joined the New York Counts 2020 and Count All Kids Census coalitions to Get Out the Count
Census Day was one impactful part of the collective efforts put in place in recent weeks to get the
Latest Census Self Response Rates As of
National Self-Response Rate:
New York State Self Response Rate:
New York City Self Response Rate: 0%
The New York City response rate means that we are already more than halfway to surpassing the 2010
However, our momentum can’t stop here.
New York State has 27 of the top 100 counties in the country with the highest risks of young children
Digital Census Strategies
CCC has created several resources you can use to pivot your Get Out the Count strategies:
Why Is This Important?
An undercount jeopardizes federal resources for programs supporting nutrition, child care, education,
Given the concerns around access to health care and human service
What Other Census Resources Are Available?
Many Census advocates have also been hard at work to create content people and organizations can access
Visit data.cccnewyork.org for more information on internet access and hundreds of additional indicators on child and family well-being in New York City.
To stay abreast on the challenges children and families in NYC face during the COVID-19 crisis, sign up for CCC’s E-Action Network and read our other blogs on this subject: