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We’re here. We count!  In Community We Flourish, presented by the Gates Foundation Discovery Center & Civic Commons. Conversation, resources, performance & more.

Explore how communities and organizations are coming together around the 2020 census and voter registration and outreach during an inspiring lunchtime event.

Hear from Susan Balbas, co-founder and executive director of The Na’ah Illahee Fund (NIF) in conversation with Kamau Chege, director of the Washington Census Alliance, as well as a musical performance from the Tacoma Refugee Choir and local leaders, like and Community Organizer Nura Abdi, working on voter registration and outreach.

Participants will receive a Take Action Toolkit following the program and the conversation will continue on the We Belong Here podcast hosted by Frank Nam, of Civic Commons.