Harrisburg, PA – Second Lady of Pennsylvania Gisele Fetterman today announced the dates and locations of her statewide tour to promote the 2020 Census. The below tour stops are open to the public unless otherwise noted and the Second Lady will be joined by local Census officials to discuss the importance of participating in the Census during Q&A sessions and open panel discussions.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to travel Pennsylvania and talk with you about the importance of filling out your Census form, because these numbers will affect us all for the next decade,” said Second Lady Fetterman. “I’ve spent my career working to engage and empower communities. There is power in being counted. If you live in Pennsylvania, you matter to me and to the Census.”
The Second Lady announced the tour during a Census kick-off rally at the Capitol in January.
Tour stops are as follows:
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Eric Public Library
160 E. Front St., Erie, PA 16507
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Penn State University
Freeman Auditorium in the HUB-Robeson Center
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Philadelphia City Hall – Conversation Hall
1400 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107 – 2nd floor
*Invite-only event, open to the media
Monday, February 24, 2020
Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market
110 Ducktown Rd., York, PA 17406
Friday, March 6, 2020
Hazleton One Community Center
225 E. 4th St., Hazleton, PA 18201
Monday, March 9, 2020
Greater Johnstown YMCA
100 Haynes St., Johnstown, PA 15901
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
4313 Walnut St., Suite 370
McKeesport, PA 15132
The U.S. Census captures increases, decreases, and changes in community demographics every ten years, and is used to decide representation and federal funding. Residents can respond to the form by mail, by phone, and for the first time ever, online. Most households will receive their census invitation in the mail by April 1, 2020.
Your voice matters in shaping Pennsylvania’s future. For more information and resources related to the 2020 U.S. Census, please visit PA Census website.
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J.J. Abbott, Governor’s Office, 717.783.1116
Casey Smith, DCED, 717.783.1132
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