Fair Count to hold press conference via phone on importance of March 12 to the 2020 Census

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PRESS ADVISORY
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
Date: March 11, 2020

Contact: Lauren Zehyoue
214-356-0313
Lauren@FairCount.org

Fair Count to hold press conference via phone on importance of March 12 to the 2020 Census

Atlanta, GA– Tomorrow, March 12th Fair Count will hold a phone-in press conference to accentuate the day that many people in America will receive their invitations to complete the 2020 Census. Fair Count seeks to stress the importance of the day and to provide clarity about the 2020 Census as well as encouragement to all people in Georgia about completing the form.

Who: CEO, Rebecca DeHart, Vice President Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean and Program Director Ed Reed of Fair Count

What: With most people in America receiving their invitations to participate in the 2020 Census on March 12th, Fair Count will be sharing information about what the Census is and why it is important.

When: Thursday, March 12 at 2:30pm EST.

Where: Register HERE for the call. (https://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/ADLWXL76R437TBD)
For assistance, please email Lauren Zehyoue at Lauren@faircount.org

Why: March 12 is the day that many people living in America begin receiving their 2020 Census forms. Fair Count is committed to Georgia getting a fair count and increasing participation in Hard to Count communities.

TV REQUESTS: Please note that Rebecca DeHart, Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean and Ed Reed are available for on-camera interviews. Please email Lauren with your requests.

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About Fair Count
Founded by Stacey Abrams in 2019, Fair Count is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to partnering with hard-to-count communities to achieve a fair and accurate count of all people in Georgia and the nation in the 2020 Census and to strengthening the pathways to greater civic participation.

The 2020 Census will allocate more than $1.5 trillion dollars every year to communities through hundreds of federal programs, direct reapportionment and redistricting, and guide economic development opportunities. If inaccurately represented, Georgia will lose roughly $3,600 for every person who goes uncounted.

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