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Friday, May 17 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Be Counted – How to Ensure the 2020 Census is Inclusive of All

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The 2020 census is around the corner. Amid all the controversies over the potential citizenship question and the eroding of trust between immigrants and the federal government, how are local communities responding in order to ensure an accurate count? Come to this session to learn new approaches and strategies.  

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Sandy Close

Sandy Close is a journalist and an editor. For over thirty years, Close has found, trained, supported, and published writers from a broad range of backgrounds whose work reflects perspectives and experiences rarely found in the mainstream press. Upon completion of her studies at Berkeley... Read More →
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Feyisola Alabi

Policy Analyst, City of Pittsburgh
Feyisola Alabi is a foodie, a creative, an active community member and a Policy Analyst for Mayor William Peduto. Born in Nigeria, Feyi and her family immigrated to Stone Mountain, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta in 1999. She grew up loving science and culture, and, as the oldest of... Read More →
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Valerie Mills

Sr. Program Manager, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, City of Atlanta
Valerie Mills is the Senior Program Manager at the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs-Welcoming Atlanta. She works in Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Administration to oversee programs that advance the Mayor’s initiative of fully integrating Atlanta’s foreign-bornpopulation into... Read More →

Friday May 17, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm PDT
Omni William Penn - Bob & Dolores Hope Room - Mezzanine Level