Census Tools

Educate. Motivate. Activate.

Solutions built for 2020 Census Outreach

Canvassing Optimizer

Track canvassing efforts in real time

  • Coordination: Provides real-time data on areas being canvassed and who is canvassing
  • Reporting: Provides data that can be segmented by area, nonprofit, dates, etc. 
  • Easy to use: No need for canvassers to download an app
  • Accessible: Available in multiple languages for Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese speaking canvassers 
canvassing tool on mobile phone
text-messaging campaigns

Community Motivator

Automate follow-ups to engage hard-to-count individuals

  • Automates follow-up: Launch a follow-up campaign with nudges, reminders and help options
  • Simplifies content creation: Nonprofits can select from a library of curated, content templates in multiple languages
  • Easily allows people to schedule in-person help or find local, informational events
  • Reporting: Administrators can get live data, such as how many people are receiving follow-up campaigns

Field Staff Recruiter

Build and nurture a pipeline of local candidates

  • Build a pipeline of local candidates with language skills
  • Keep qualified candidates engaged and motivated
  • Enable viral sharing of job opportunities
  • Reporting: Administrators can see progress of recruitment efforts on live dashboards and be able to better coordinate sourcing efforts
staff recruitment via SMS text messaging
SMS help desk solution

Help Desk

Get automated or In-Person Help

Automated Help:
  • Available 24/7
  • Accessible in multiple languages
  • Leverages volunteers who do not currently live in HTC communities to staff for tough questions
  • Uses Census library of answers as primary source of information
  • Reporting: Administrators can get live data, such as how many people have had their questions answered
Find In-Person Assistance Center:
  • Easily allows people to find the nearest in-person assistance centers (nonprofits, libraries, etc.) hours and languages spoken
  • Get map and directions
  • Get reminders and other help options
  • Reporting: Administrators can get live data, such as how many people were referred and to what assistance centers

Misinformation Reporter

Get the right information to your community

  • Easily allows people to report misinformation or other on-the-ground problems with the census
  • Accessible in multiple languages
  • Reporting: Administrators get live data from on-the-ground local residents, nonprofits, and government staff about misinformation campaigns.
reporting service via SMS
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