The Interfaith Census 2020 Count Coalition is a diverse collective of faith leaders and faith-based organizations across NYC who seek to decrease fear, shatter apathy, and inspire hope to ensure a better future for everyday New Yorkers through a complete count in the 2020 Census.

Catholic Charities of New York, Council of People’s Organization (COPO), FPWA, Interfaith Center of New York, and UJA-Federation of New York have organized the coalition to provide a resource for faith communities to learn about the census, increase awareness in hard to count neighborhoods, and mobilize for a complete count.

Dedicated to developing a community-led plan, the coalition’s organizing members spent a series of several months convening faith leaders in hard to count neighborhoods and empowering these leaders to draft, edit, and directly influence a collection of faith-based census materials. These convenings resulted in the creation of a faith-based census mobilization tool kit, messaging and marketing strategy, and organizing plan for the self-response period. Our materials are inspired by the insight, theological reflection, and strategic thinking of faith and community leaders. We hope this site serves as a primary resource of faith leaders across traditions and human service agencies involved in ensuring a complete count.

For more information on census trainings and partnership with our coalition please contact Yolanda Richard at or 212-801-1331.

Coalition Members and Houses of Worship Pledged to the Effort

The following organizations and houses of worship have joined the interfaith census effort and have pledged to work towards getting their congregation counted…

70th Precinct Interfaith Clergy Council
Aal-e-rasool Islamic Center
Abyssinian Baptist Church
Al Forqan Institute
Albanian Islamic Cultural Center
American Legion Post 573
Ansche Chesed
Antioch BC
APNA Brooklyn Community Center
Arab American Leadership
Association for a Better New York (ABNY)
B’nai Jeshurun
BACDYS (Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Services)
Baitun Noor Masjid
Beraca Basptist Church
Bethany Baptist Church
Bethel Gospel Assembly
Bethelite Baptist Church
Bethesda Healing Ceter
Bethlehem Baptist Church
Bronx Christian Fellowship
Brooklyn Community Church
Buddhist Council of New York
Bushwick Parish UMC
Calvary Baptist Church
Calvary Fellowship AME Church
Capital Area Council of Churches
Catholic Archdiocese of New York–Office of Black Ministry
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
CGA-Carroll Gardens Assoc.
Charity AME Zion Church
Christ Temple Church
Christ Temple United Baptist Church
Christian Calvary
Church of God Children
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan
Church of the Living Hope
Churches United for Fair Housing
Co-op City BC
COJO Flatbush
Community Service Center
Community Church of Astoria
Concord Baptist Church
Concord Baptist Church of Christ
District Eight NAPFE
East End Temple
Easy Living
End Time Rescue – Queens
Episcopal Charities
Every Day is a Miracle
Faith Holiness Church of the First Bishop
Faith in New York
First AME Bethel Church
First Calvary Baptist Church
First Central Baptist Church
First Congregational Church, Rockaway Beach
First Corinthian Baptist Church
Fordham Manor Church
Fort Matte Baptist Church
Fort Washington Collegiate Church
Fourth Universalist Society / Faith in New York
Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, Westland
Global Mission Church
Glover Memorial Baptist Church
GMB Foundations Inc.
God’s Battalion of Prayer
GPK Foundation America
Grace Baptist Church
Grace Congregational Church of Harlem
Grace Episcopal Church
Graffiti Church
Greater Faith Community Baptist Church
Greater Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition
Greater Universal Baptist Church
Haitian Americans United for Progress
Harlem Complete Count Committee
Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc.
Healing for the Soul
Hillel at Baruch
Hillel at the College of Staten Island
Holy Family Church
Holy House of Prayer for all People, Inc
Hostos Community College Campus Ministry
House of Prayer Mount Sinai
Hunts Point Damascus Christian Church
Ikra Masjid
In Our Hands Ministry @ CSBC
Iqra Masjid / Global Community Welfare Inc
Iqra Masjid Community
Islamic Center at NYU
Islamic Council of America
Jewish Community Relations Council of New York
Judson Memorial Church
Kehill at Harlem
Kelly Temple Church of God In Christ
La Jornada
Latino Muslims Of New York
Little Rock Baptist Church of Brownsville
Living Love Ministries International
Macedonia AME Church
Mantle of Christ International Ministries Inc.
Masjid Omar
MCC: Muslim Community Center
Met Council
Metropolitan Association NY UCC Disaster Response Ministry
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
Mt. Olivet Baptist
Muslim Community Network
Muslim Women’s Institute for Research & Development
National Association of Jewish Legislators
National Urban League
Nazareth Christian Fellowship
New Greater Behel Ministries
New Hope Christian Fellowship
New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)
NYC Census 2020
NYS Chaplain Task Force
NYS Regional Comptroller
Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
Office of the NYS Comptroller
Oizrim Jewish Council
One Hundred Black Men
Our Lady of the Cenacle Church
Our Saviour New York
Pakistani American Community of Long Island
Pakistani American Youth Organization
Planned Parenthood
Razi School
Repair the World Harlem
Resurrection Lutheran Church
Rock of Help Baptist Church
Sadhana Coalition of Progressive Hindus
Saint Joan of Arc
Salem United Methodist Church
Shiloh Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Inc.
Shri Trimurti Bhavan Mandir + Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus
Sikh Coalition
St John’s World Tabernacle
St Luke Baptist Church
St Margaret’s Longwood
St. Ann’s Church for the Deaf
St. Ann’s Episcopal Church
St. Cecilia/Holy Agony
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Pauls UMC
Sunset Islamic Center
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York
The Concord Baptist Church of Christ
The Freedom Church
The Kensington Stewards
The Zaid Ibn Harith Islamic Center
Tremont United Methodist Church
Trinity Community Missionary B.C
U.S. Census Bureau
Union United Methodist Church
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Queens
Unitarian Universalists
United Christian Assembly Church
Urban Resource Institute
Victory Outreach Ministries Church
Vision Urbana
West Side Jewish Center
Word of Life International
Yemeni Women’s Association
Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice (YMPJ)
Zen Center of New York
ZION A.M.E. Church
Zoar United Methodist Church

Interfaith Census 2020 Count Coalition – Faith-Based Organizing Leads

The following organizations and houses of worship are helping to provide capacity, support, and organizing for faith communities and houses of worship around the city.

67th Precinct Clergy Council, Inc. – “The GodSquad”
Bronx Christian Fellowship
Calvary Fellowship AME Church
Congregation Darchei Torah
Faith in New York
First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC)
Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc.
Interfaith Center of New York
Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Inc.
Majlis Ash-Shura: Islamic Leadership Council of NY
New Hope Christian Fellowship
Peace Children Academy
Sadhana Progressive Hindus
The Central Family Life Center, Inc.
United Sikhs
West Bronx Housing and Neighborhood Resource Center

Interfaith Coalition Steering Committee Leadership