Complete Count Committees

North Carolina’s goal is to ensure each and every resident of North Carolina is counted and we rely upon community partnerships and outreach to help! One way that organizations, local governments and communities can help now is by establishing their own Complete Count Committee (CCC) to help educate the public, raise awareness and promote Census participation. Creating your own CCC plays a critical role in developing partners to educate and motivate residents to participate in the 2020 Census.

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Who can create a Complete Count Committee?

  • Tribal, state, and local governments
  • Community-based organizations
  • Faith-based groups
  • Schools
  • Businesses
  • The Media
  • And others

What do Complete Count Committees do?

  • CCCs utilize local knowledge, influence, and resources to educate communities and promote the census through locally based, targeted outreach efforts.
  • CCCs provide a vehicle for coordinating and nurturing cooperative efforts between tribal, state, and local governments; communities; and the Census Bureau.
  • CCCs help the Census Bureau get a complete count in 2020 through partnerships with local governments and community organizations.

Strategies to Reach Hard to Count Populations