Event Details

Ministry Renewal Forum III
October 14
7 00 PM to 9 00 PM

What Faith Leaders Should Know About the 2020 Census


Ms. Walkiria Pool
Co-chair, Maryland Complete Count Committee


Mr. Rob McCord
Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning

Mr. Ron Brown
Coordinator, U.S. Census Bureau Partnership

Mr. Julius Maina
Coordinator, U.S. Census Bureau Partnership

About the Forum:

The census is critical to our families, neighborhoods, and communities in three ways: the census determines apportionment for the U.S. House of Representatives and state and local elected offices; it informs key local planning and economic development decisions; and it is used to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funding annually.

Census data provides the basis for funding for more than 70 federal programs such as Medicaid, SNAP/WIC, CHIP, Head Start, emergency preparedness, school construction, and transportation.  Many of our most vulnerable residents, who are often among the populations that are hardest to count, rely on these programs and services yet may not understand that filling out their census forms is necessary for our communities to continue to provide them.

As a faith leader, you are among a community’s most trusted voices.  We encourage you to make this forum a priority so that you can provide accurate and complete information to those you serve.


First Baptist Church of Glenarden Ministry Center
3600 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785


This forum is free. However, space is limited and reservations are required.

RSVP deadline: Thursday, October 10th
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