Clear your calendar - It's going down! Quote Blocks kicks off on April 26th, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Join us for a day of fun and excitement. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose. This is going to be epic!
Census Accelerate, an initiative within the innovation team of the U.S. Census Bureau, has launched its first-ever video prize competition to reward the most engaging, impactful and informative videos about the 2020 Census - with a total of $50,000 in cash prizes.
Submissions are due on May 7, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT (NEW extended deadline)
Join us to learn more about the challenge and how to participate!
Learn why the 2020 Census is so important for our communities, who are those hardest to count, and why it impacts political representation and funding to states for the next 10 years.
Anyone, from creatives and filmmakers to students and community organizations can participate. Get your creative juices flowing and bring others along!
We'll showcase creative examples of effective videos and content that some of our partner organizations and campaigns have developed to communicate the importance of the 2020 Census. Get inspired!
Video Messaging Guidance
You will learn about tested messaging, content that resonates the most with hard-to-count audiences and key elements we are looking for in prize video submissions. Ask away!
The rundown (all times are in pst)
12:00 - 12:10 PM
Welcome & Intros
Learn everything you need to know about submitting a video
12:10 - 12:30 PM
Video Prize Overview
Get all your questions answered
12:30 PM- 12:50 pm
Census 101 and Q&A
Get a download on the importance of Census
12:50 - 1:20 PM
Attend storyboarding 101 and brainstorm ideas
1:20 - 1:30 PM
Closing & Next Steps
Get amped to submit your video!
WE NEED YOU
'Get Out The Count’ Video Challenge
This is a nationwide call for the most impactful, accurate, inspiring, funny, creative, and culturally relevant videos to educate the masses about the 2020 Census and mobilize communities to respond, reminding them that it’s not too late to self-respond online, by phone or by mail.