Canceled: Census Day 2020 Event

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Join us on Census Day to learn everything you want to know about the 2020 census! 

Date and time: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Wilder Center (see map below)

Cost: Free!

CANCELLED

Join Minnesota Compass to learn how census data are used by Minnesota residents, nonprofits, businesses, and government, and why it's essential that everyone is counted in the 2020 census.

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. Census data are used to:

  • Guide the distribution of billions of dollars to Minnesota's communities
  • Determine the number of seats Minnesota has in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Draw congressional and state legislative districts 
  • Provide data that shapes how Minnesota's policymakers and business leaders decide to invest public and private resources

5:30-6:00 p.m. - Registration and networking
6:00-7:30 p.m. - Program

There may be trivia. There may be swag. There will definitely be data. 

Questions? Contact Wendy Huckaby at wendy.huckaby@wilder.org or 651-280-2720. 

Directions, parking and accessibility information

Getting to Wilder Center:

  • Directions: Find Wilder Center on Google Maps (Exit 239B off of I-94 for Lexington Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Transit Green Line | Lexington Parkway Station | Bus Routes 16 and 83
  • Parking: Free in Wilder Center Parking Ramp (includes 5 levels, accessible parking on each level, elevator, stairs, ramps, bike racks and electric charging stations)
  • Accessibility: Wilder Center is fully accessible. Gold Standard in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building. Elevator, stairs and unisex bathrooms available.