Sep. 26 - Engage the 2020 Census: Resources for the Whole Campus
Date & Time
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Prepare as Census 2020 approaches. The April 1, 2020 census presents an opportunity to bridge students’ learning with their future careers, foster action on social issues students care about, and build the power and representation of historically undercounted communities through student and community participation. This webinar will help faculty develop course plans and staff create programming that will bring the census to life.
Building on work currently underway on campuses in multiple states, campus representatives will share their tools and strategies to engage the census.
Natalie Furlett, Director, Campus Compact for Illinois
Natalie is currently the Executive Director of Campus Compact for Illinois, a partnership between 36 Illinois college and university campuses dedicated to upholding the public purpose of higher education. Prior to ILCC, Natalie spent time building student-community ties at Northwestern as the Coordinator of Student Community Service before taking on the role of Associate Director of the Norris Center for Student Involvement. She holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management from the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, CA and a BA from the School of Public Administration at American University in Washington DC. Natalie currently serves on the Governor’s Service Illinois Commission and on the Board of Directors for The Safe Haven Network.
Sinda Nichols, Director of Member Engagement & Minnesota Operations, Minnesota Campus Compact
Sinda joined Minnesota Campus Compact in October 2013. She has a background in counseling, education, and social change work and is an experienced trainer and facilitator. Prior to this role, she managed the Speak Up! Speak Out! youth action civics initiative at The University of Texas at Austin’s Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life. Sinda holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Carleton College, is an alumna of HECUA, and has a master’s degree in social work from The University of Texas at Austin. She also views her service with AmeriCorps VISTA as a critical component of her education.