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National Census Day – Instagram Dance Party to Celebrate Census Completion
April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Restoration's 2020 Cenus Team cordially invites you to YOUR HOUSE PARTY!
Atim Otun * Claude Pierre * Nate Taylor *
Mica Wilson * Derek Moore * Keisha Jordan *
Jamelia Freeland * Mardeah Gboe * Claude Pierre Jr. * Rabiat Onikute * Vlad Dorgely * Voneisha Humphrey-Wagner and Janet Handal * Gordon Bell
April 1, National Census Day - Wednesday
Instagram Dance Party to Celebrate Census Completion
Streaming at IG @nicholasBK
Featuring DJ Hassan Shabazz (IG @djhassanshabazz)
Basquiat’s Bottle offering takeout goodies and cocktails
Free cupcake from BCakeNY with every take out order
Support the Census, Supporting local businesses
On April 1st, in celebration of National Census Day, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) is hosting an Instagram dance party with DJ Hassan Shabazz (@djhassanshabazz) partnering with Basquiat’s Bottle (@basquiatsbottle), Nicholas Cultural (@NicholasBK) and BCakeNY (@bcakeny). While we are experiencing these challenging times, the Restoration would like to bring a little fun to the Bed-Stuy community. As we continue our efforts to raise awareness around the 2020 Census and to get Bed-Stuy counted, we will be sponsoring live dance parties on Instagram, co-hosted by a local DJ, restaurant and BCakeNY for the next five weeks starting on Wednesday, April 1st from 8pm-10pm. For the first party, we’ve got music by DJ Hassan Shabazz streaming at NicholasBK (IG) and snacks offered by Basquiat’s Bottle. We encourage everyone to order their take-out party snacks and cocktails from Basquiat’s Bottle. Every order will include a free mini-cupcake from BCakeNY.
As we shelter-in and get closer to our loved ones in-person or virtually, the purpose of the party is to give everyone in Bed-Stuy a chance to dance and enjoy the music together. Before the party starts we would like everyone to go to www.my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020 and complete your Census. Then post “I've been Counted” on the dance party’s IG page, NicholasBK for the shout out!
It is critical that everyone in Bed-Stuy get counted in 2020. The money goes to programs including the national lunch program, Medicaid, HeadStart, education, and college Pell grants, SNAP/WIC, public housing, roads, healthcare, senior centers, and libraries. In 2010, only 49% of Bed-Stuy households self-responded to the census. This resulted in real dollars lost, lost averaging $4,000 per person annually, according to the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. We want to increase those numbers in 2020. Help us get Bed-Stuy counted.
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Let’s show that Bed-Stuy Counts! Join us for a live Census 2020 Instagram party on Wednesday, April 1st, 8pm-10pm.