Each decade, America has one chance to accurately count its population that will affect your representation in government, determine how much funding your community receives, and provide data to help you plan for the future.
Success of the 2020 Census depends on community involvement at every level. To help with this effort, Oakland Park's volunteer Complete Count Committee is now forming to increase awareness and motivate residents to respond to the Census. Please email , or call Renee Shrout, City Clerk at 954-630-4300 for more information.
Learn more about how the 2020 U.S. Census benefits communities such as Oakland Park.
2020 Census Jobs Available: The United States Census Bureau has thousands of jobs available to assist with the 2020 Census count. 2020 Census jobs provide a nice paycheck, flexible hours, weekly pay, and paid training. Various positions are available and provide the ideal opportunity to earn some extra income while helping your community. Applicants should be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, be a U.S. citizen, and have a valid email address. If offered a job, you must pass a criminal background check To apply, visit 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.
Can one girl in a small town, an architect in a major city, and a suburban high school coach shape the future of the United States? Yes, they can. Because every ten years, the census gives us that power. Learn how you can shape your future by responding to the 2020 Census by viewing this video.
Where do we need new roads to make our lives easier? Where will new school programs help our children thrive? Where could a new health clinic benefit neighborhoods?
The 2020 Census will inform these decisions and shape how billions of dollars will be distributed to communities like Oakland Park each year.
And in 2020, you can respond to the census online, by phone, or by mail. It’s easy, safe and important. Make sure you and everyone you know is counted.
Now is the time for you to get involved – your community needs you. Together, we can educate and excite, inspire and make sure every voice is heard. Together…. we can shape our future.