For over 2 years, the SELA Collaborative has engaged with different stakeholders to bring visibility to Southeast Los Angeles and gather the resources necessary to ensure the hard-to-count region gets counted in the 2020 Census. Check out some of the highlights of this important civic engagement campaign.
Thank you to all of our Census and Civic Engagement partners that joined our final SELA We Count LA (WCLA) Regional Census Meeting Tuesday, September 15th from 1-3pm. Thank you for your work since 2018 – Our collective contributions have undeniably impacted our region’s participation in Census 2020.
SELA caravans, canvassing, and Census pop up Kiosks in Bell Gardens, South Gate, and Huntington Park
Spanish discussion led by SELA Census religious leaders on the importance of participating in Census 2020
SELA Cities press conference for urgency and call to action against Trump’s July memo
Census commercials featuring SELA small businesses
Educate LA county on the data-informed outreach work carried out in SELA
We Count LA commercials on Univision created by SELA Collaborative staff
Ten SELA cities and unincorporated areas coordinate on the same date and time to push response rates
We Count LA Campaign press conference at the launch of the self-response period for Census 2020
Census 101 and how to complete the Census, with CEO Arturo Vargas leading module #2
SELA Collabroatiive partners with Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senator Lena Gonzalez to host a regionwide Census Roundtable bringing together SELA City staff, Community Based Organizations, Leaders and elected officials
Evolution from LARCT to We Count LA phase – SELA regional meetings focused on coordination and partnership cultivation
Provide Census call-to-action for member cities of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG)
LAUSD presentation on how SELA community-based organizations can partner up for its We Are One Campaign: Census 2020
SELA Collabroative joined Supervisor Solis and NALEO at a Press Conference on the SCOTUS Citizenship Question Decision against adding a Citizenship Question Could not be added to the Census.
Announces Policy Recommendations to ensure Census 2020 is successful in SELA grounded on community feedback
Press conference elevating April 1st as Census, highlighting the unprecedented partnersp between the State, LA City and local municipalities, and local CBOs.
SELA Collaborative serves as one of 6 regional co-conveners of Los Angeles County’s CBO stakeholder group called Los Angeles Regional Census Table
Report on community feedback from the Charla and discuss with stakeholders any additional areas to keep in mind that would be important in terms of policy limitations, barriers, etc. to ensure a complete count of SELA