County encourages residents to join Census 2020 committee

Community encouraged to join committee and aid in full participation for 2020 census

Leonardtown, MD –The community is invited to attend the kick-off meeting for the 2020 Complete Count Census Committee Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the Potomac Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown.

The purpose of the event is to develop and implement a community outreach strategy to encourage full participation in the 2020 census. Committee members will also develop subcommittees and solicit input from relevant experts and practitioners involved in the 2020 census efforts, as needed.

Representatives from the Maryland Department of Planning as well as local officials will be on hand to answer questions and provide insight on 2020 census strategies and available resources.

A complete count committee is made up of a broad spectrum of government and community leaders from education, business, health care, and other community organizations. All interested community members should attend.

Preregistration is not required but is requested by Monday, June 17,and can be made by calling 301-475-4200, extension 71320.

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