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Memorandum 2018.12: Detailed Operational Plan for Address Canvassing Operation

Memorandum 2018.12

This memorandum documents the release of the updated 2020 Census Detailed Operational Plan for the Address Canvassing Operation (version 2.0), which serves as a guide for the Address Canvassing operational activities and supporting systems for the 2020 Census. It complements the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 Census Operational Plan. This update of the complete operational design for Address Canvassing for the 2020 Census includes:

  • Updates to the Business Process Models and other diagrams.
  • Consolidated and updated background information in Section 2.
  • Increased detail on the design of In-Office Address Canvassing, In-Field Address Canvassing, and the Master Address File Coverage Study.

The 2020 Census Memorandum Series

The 2020 Census Memorandum Series documents significant decisions, actions, and accomplishments of the 2020 Census Program for the purpose of informing stakeholders, coordinating interdivisional efforts, and documenting important historical changes.

A memorandum generally will be added to this series for any decision or documentation that meets the following criteria:

  1. A major program level decision that will affect the overall design or have significant effect on 2020 Census operations or systems.
  2. A major policy decision or change that will affect the overall design or significantly impact 2020 Census operations or systems.
  3. A report that documents the research and testing for 2020 Census operations or systems.

Visit 2020census.gov to access the Memorandum Series, the 2020 Census Operational Plan, and other information about preparations for the 2020 Census.

Page Last Revised - March 18, 2022
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