Today Is Census Day: Here Is How You Can Spread the Word

Census Day is finally here!
The New York Immigration Coalition and Long Island Wins are participating in actions today to highlight the importance of filling out the Census. Please join us by promoting the importance of filling out the Census to your communities.  Feel free to use the attached Census social media tool kit to assist you. 

For Census outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic we ask you that you use all of your social media platforms to spread the message that Long Islanders need to be counted.

Suggestions for social media:

Use hashtags: #WeCount! #NYCounts2020 #NYCCounts #2020Census

Add language & culturally specific hashtags: #estamosycontamos 

Action Hours: Wednesday, April 1st 4pm-5pm

From 1PM-2PM Retweet ➡️ @NYcounts2020  

To maximize our voices online, we are hosting “action hours,” otherwise known as a “Twitter Storm” on April 1st, Twitter Day. Please use sample Twitter messages below in Spanish and English. 

Twitter MESSAGES: 


Historically, immigrants, people of color, & low-income households, those who are housing insecure and others have been undercounted. That means less funding for schools, healthcare, and other essentials services our communities need. Fill OUT the #2020Census TODAY!



In 2010, only 62% of NYers responded to the #Census. The #Census is safe and confidential. Participating in the #2020Census will impact federal funding allocated to our state and our communities for the next 10 years! 

Get Counted! Go to  and fill out 10 simple questions. 


The information collected through the Census Bureau is federally protected and CANNOT be shared with law enforcement or other government agencies. THE CENSUS WILL NOT ask for money or donations.

#GetCounted! Go to and fill out 10 simple questions.



The count impacts how resources for our families and communities are allocated. This is our chance to shape our community’s future for the next 10 years! Don’t miss it, #GetCounted

For more information visit, please visit: 


Have you completed the #Census2020? It’s quick and easy. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete. By completing the #Census2020, you are making sure New York gets counted in $675 billion of federal spending.

Get Counted! Go to 


The 2020 Census will only ask basic info about the size of your household, your address, and name. There is NO citizenship question. The #Census2020 is safe and confidential!

#GetCounted! Go to  and fill out 10 simple questions.


#2020Census is important for our communities. The results from the #2020Census will be used to determine the number of seats each state has in Congress and your #politicalrepresentation for the next 10yrs..

➡️Go to 




We all COUNT! Completing the #Census2020 will empower our communities through political representation which will impact us for the next 10 years. You still have time to complete the #Census2020. ➡️Go to 



Every 10 years, the federal government counts everyone in the United States. Everyone. That means children, immigrants, students, and everyone in between. The #2020Census is confidential.

Fill out the #2020Census TODAY!



Our voices are our most powerful tool to help bring critical resources to our communities and be fairly represented in Congress.  Our voices are stronger when we get counted. #2020Census #WeCount. Fill out the #2020Census TODAY! ➡️ 



Spanish Twitter Messages: 

El #Censo2020, es seguro, protegido y confidencial. Su información y su privacidad están protegidas. Sus respuestas ayudan a destinar miles de millones de dólares de fondos federales a las comunidades locales. Atrvete hoy ➡️ 


Hoy más que nunca tu comunidad te necesita! Llena el #Censo2020, es fácil, seguro, y determina nuestra representación en el Congreso. Completalo hoy➡️ 

#TuVozCuenta #NYCCounts


Es rápido y fácil, completar el cuestionario del #Censo2020 toma unos 10 minutos. Haz la diferencia en tu comunidad. Todavía tienes tiempo, visita ➡️ 


Los resultados del #Censo2020 se usarán para determinar el número de escaños que tiene cada estado en el Congreso, su información es confidencial y no será compartida con otras agencias. 

Completalo hoy➡️  



Thanks for all that you do!