Monday, April 13, 2020

Instagram Live "Count Me In" Series Guest Dr. Georgina Dodge- Wed. April 15 @ 5pm

Join UMD OCE for the weekly Count Me In Series this Wednesday, April 15 at 5:00pm on Instagram Live on the OCE Instagram account (UMD_OCE). 

The IG series is moderated by Dr. Stephen Thomas, Professor and Director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity at the UMD School of Public Health in coordination with the UMD Office of Community Engagement. The weekly event includes Q&A discussions with special guests on the importance of being counted for the 2020 census. This Wednesday's guests are: 

- Dr. Georgina Dodge, Vice President for UMD's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
- Daniel Jones, Partnership Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau 

The community-building and informative event will include performances with professional percussionist Katy Gaughan!

The weekly "Count Me In" Series will be hosted every Wednesday at 5:00pm in April on IG Live to raise awareness about completing the census.

Have some free time on your hands with social distancing and are a member of the UMD community? Participate in OCE's Count Me In Video Challenge! Creatively showcase in a short video why the census matters and the importance of completing the census. Prizes totaling $1,000 will be awarded to the selected winners! Videos must be submitted by April 24. 

Visit go.umd.edu/censusvid for details and guidelines.