SF Youth Census Contest Winner!

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Ethnic Media Services announce the winners of an Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs (OCEIA) – sponsored city-wide contest for 14-21 year-olds on “Why My Family Counts” and introduces four of the 100-plus contestants. Census advocates document how San Francisco — a trend setter in so many areas –is behind the state-wide average in self-response rates, possible reasons why and what is to be done. EMS will distribute a report showcasing youth work from the contest which media can publish as an SF Kids-to-Parents Call-to- Action: Get counted now! Don’t leave us out of federally funded programs for the next decade.


  • Adrienne Pon, Director, Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs – Why youth voices matter; 
  • Robert Clifton, Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs – What the data tell us; 
  • Stephanie Kim, United Way Bay Area – A first-hand view of why San Francisco still lags and what we need to do 
  • Speakers from cbo’s working on the front-lines 
  • Youth contest standouts 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon 

HOW: Click HERE to join Zoom conference |Meeting ID: 870 0999 0998 Find your number 


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