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Saturday, February 29 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Creatives for the Count: The U.S. Census x For Freedoms SPOTS OPEN

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The next Decennial Census is happening in 2020. This once-a-decade count of the population is mandated by the U.S. Constitution, and determines the allocation of over $800 billion of government funding into communities, how political district lines are drawn, how many Representatives each state will get in the House of Representatives, and much more for the next 10 years. But it only works if everyone is counted, and many communities — like immigrants, people of color, and young children — are at risk of being undercounted, meaning they’ll receive less representation in Congress and funding for vital programs and services.

Band together with us for 90 minutes (or more) and bring your enthusiasm, your laptop and/or any creative tools and supplies, and — most importantly — your ideas. Make art, content, and other fun stuff with us that will get out the count and make sure every voice in the U.S. is heard.

Session Leaders & Participants
avatar for Arianne Edmonds

Arianne Edmonds

Arianne Edmonds is a 5th generation Angeleno, storyteller and impact professional. In 2017 she founded the J.L. Edmonds Project, dedicated to preserving the legacy of The Liberator, an early 20th-century Los Angeles African American newspaper. Ms. Edmonds has exhibited her work connected... Read More →
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Mara Abrams

Mara Abrams is the founder / co-director of Census Open Innovation Labs (COIL) at the U.S. Census Bureau, a startup-like team that is setting a standard for government to be more user-centered, data-driven, and creative. Mara previously led Global Partnerships at the Nike Foundation... Read More →
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Marc Gottesman

Marc Gottesman is an advertising Creative Director and idea enthusiast. He discovered his passion for ideas as a college pre-med student when he was forced into an Art History class that changed his life. He followed this passion to the Guggenheim Collection and many advertising agencies... Read More →


Saturday February 29, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Plaza, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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