Brentwood, Oakley to Hold July 4th 2020 Census Caravan

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On Saturday, July 4, residents in the cities of Brentwood and Oakley are invited to participate in the Census 2020 Caravan. The goal is to bring attention to the 2020 Census.

As of June 22, the City of Brentwood had a self response rate of 73.3% compared to the 2010 response rate of 73.5%. In the City of Oakley, they have a rate of 67.5% while in 2010 they had 66.0%.

Overall, in Contra Costa County, the current self-response rate is at 70.9% when compared to 2010 where the county was at 72.1%.

  • Date:  Saturday, July 4th, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Meet at: 9 a.m. at Canoe Club, 4021 Summer Lake Drive, Oakley, CA 94561
  • Officials available on site:
    • Contra Costa County District 3 Supervisor Diane Burgis
    • Oakley City Vice Mayor Sue Higgins
    • Oakley Council Member Michael Krieg
    • Brentwood City Council Member Karen Rarey
    • Brentwood City Council Member Johnny Rodriguez

The event will feature festively decorated cars, promoting a complete count.

The Caravan is designed as a fun way to bring attention to the 2020 Census, which is vital to our communities. There is much happening in the world today that it may seem like the Census is an afterthought, but the Census is actually incredibly important- Census data will help determine how over $675 billion are spent on the state, county and local level.

Every Contra Costa resident can now respond to the Census at https://2020census.gov and by phone.

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  1. The 2020 CENSUS is already inaccurate because many people who submitted it back in January/February, have already died. They are no longer among the living. Are they being counted because they submitted their forms or took the Census questionnaire online. The CENSUS should be cancelled due to this inaccuracy.

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