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Get Involved


DC needs all residents to spread the word about the 2020 US Census. Whether you’re a community advocate, business owner or a parent seeking appropriate resources for your children, your voice is important.


Individuals or representatives of organizations that would like to get the word out about the census can fill out our volunteer form and help DC get counted.


Other Ways to Get Involved

Host a Census Event

Are you hosting an event that needs a Census Ambassador appearance? Are you willing to display 2020 US Census promotional materials at your event? Let us know.

Apply for Census Jobs

Apply for one of a half-million temporary census jobs available. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number and be a US citizen.

Census Partners

The DC Office of Planning and Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office are partnering with other DC government agencies, businesses, and community-based organizations to ensure that DC residents understand why the census matters.