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Secretary of State Alex Padilla to join Central Valley leaders to prepare for statewide 2020 Census

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Today, August 7, the California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office (Census Office) will meet with local partners in Bakersfield at the Beale Memorial Library from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM to coordinate the State’s 2020 Census strategy.

This event is one in a series of regional Census Convenings and Implementation Plan Workshops (IPW) in California. Secretary of State Alex Padilla, who serves as Chair of the California Complete Count Committee, will attend the Bakersfield Convening and discuss the importance of building community partnerships for the 2020 Census.

The morning session of the 2020 Census Convening is open to the public and will bring together community leaders, advocates, and regional partners striving toward a complete count in California.

The Secretary of State’s office has compiled fact sheets for 25 Hard-to-Reach California Counties which can be viewed here.

For more information:

CONTACTS: California Secretary of State Alex Padilla

Sam Mahood, (916) 653-6575

California Complete Count, 916-214-9266

*Media interested in attending should RSVP to

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