Mayor's Office Press Release

Harris County Judge Hidalgo and Houston Mayor Turner to Announce 2020 Census Plan and Complete Count Committee

July 19, 2019 -- County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Mayor Sylvester Turner, along with Houston in Action, will hold a news conference Friday, July 19, to discuss steps the county and city are taking to ensure every person is counted in the 2020 Census. They will also announce the newly appointed members of the Complete Count Committee, which will focus on reaching populations that are hard-to-count  and will provide outreach and messaging tailored to fit diverse communities.

The region could potentially lose congressional representation and billions in federal dollars for health, education, public safety and other areas, if people do not participate in the 2020 census.

News conference details

When: 2 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019
Where: United Way - 50 Waugh Drive
              Houston, Texas 77007

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
Cathy L. Lacy, U.S. Census Bureau Regional Director
Jack Sweeney, Chairman, Houston Chronicle
Nabila Mansoor, Census Director, Empowering Communities Together
Elena Marks, President and CEO, Episcopal Health Foundation
Carlos Duarte, Texas State Director, Mi Familia Vota

The Complete Count Committee will hold its first meeting at the United Way immediately following the news conference.