1Berkshire has announced its ninth Virtual Town Hall conversation to take place on Wednesday, July 1st at 10:00 AM. The conversation this time around will focus on the 2020 Census.

1Berkshire President and CEO Jonathan Butler a panel that will include experts at the regional and local level who will offer insight into the 2020 Census, why it is critical for the region’s long-term success, and how viewers can get involved in ensuring a complete count for the region during the era of COVID-19.

The US Census provides data that supports a tremendous amount of decision making, including federal spending, emergency preparedness, and congressional reapportionment. In the Berkshires, where we have seen our population decline throughout the past two generations, a complete and accurate count was already a top priority. With the COVID-19 pandemic upon us, the importance of a complete 2020 Census has only increased. ~ Jonathan Butler.

These 1Berkshire Town Hall sessions are held on a regular basis and are an opportunity to discuss key and core issues in our region. You can visit https://1berkshire.com/virtual-town-hall to see upcoming events, and to tune into recordings of past sessions.

The 1Berkshire Virtual Town Halls are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Register at https://bit.ly/2Z6dqyV for the Wednesday, July 1st session.

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