2018 Annual Community Meeting

“Census 2020 and Our Community: A Call to Action”

In collaboration with George Mason University’s Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, and Policy.

Date & Time

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
8:30 AM to 2:30 PM


Rosie Allen-Herring
President and CEO
United Way NCA

Mark J. Rozell
Dean, Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University

Syreeta Evans
Manager, Community Impact
United Way NCA

Alan Abramson
Professor and Director, Center for Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy, and Policy
Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University

Donna Rattley Washington
Vice President of Government and Community Affairs
Comcast Beltway Region

Gary D. Bass
Executive Director
Bauman Foundation

Stephen L. Buckner
Assistant Director of Communications
U.S. Census Bureau

Lorena Molina-Irizarry
Deputy Chief, National Partnerships Program
U.S. Census Bureau

Claire Ross
Specialist, National Partnerships Program
U.S. Census Bureau

Gerson D. Vasquez
Data Visualization Specialist
U.S. Census Bureau

David J. Miller
Assistant Professor and Executive Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Director, Mason Innovation Lab
Director, Campus Entrepreneurship
George Mason University

Presentation Topics

Attendees will: 

  1. See the Big Picture: Hear why the 2020 Census is important, and how an unsuccessful census can have far-reaching consequences for both the public and private sectors.
  2. Learn about Design Thinking, a process for creative problem-solving that utilizes elements from the designer’s toolkit like empathy and experimentation to arrive at innovative solutions.
  3. Preview a Census Solutions Workshop and engage in design thinking activities with your colleagues to generate ideas and solutions for solving census challenges.
  4. Take Action: Make a commitment to move forward in your support of the 2020 Census.


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration, Breakfast and Networking

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Community Meeting


George Mason University - Arlington Campus
Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201


Paid visitor parking in Founders Hall (view map).

Metro Accessible: Virginia Square Metro Subway Station (Orange Line) -Strongly recommended.

Registration Fee

$40 (For every paid registration, we can offer you one free. Please put the name of the individual in the box below)

Sponsored by:

x $40.00 United Way NCA's Annual Community Meeting 2018
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