The Doris and Victor Day Foundation, The Putnam, and The Quad Cities Chamber gather together to raise Census awareness

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 19, 2019) —

What: Regional and community leaders will make a bipartisan case for the need for accurate and complete figures about our community during the We All Are Connected: Quad Cities Census News Conference. The free, public event will discuss the importance of accurate Census data in determining the allocation of more than $800 billion in federal funding each year.

Where: The Putnam Museum & Science Center, 1717 W 12th Street Davenport, IA 52804

When: Friday, June 21, 2PM

Who: Emceed by Greg Aguilar, Quad Cities Chamber Director of Q2030.

Visuals and content opportunities:

  • Hear from and interview speakers and other community leaders including:
    • Iowa state Senator Chris Cournoyer, R-LeClaire, who will share remarks on behalf of US Sen Joni Ernst, R-Iowa
    • US Census Bureau Regional Director Marilyn Sanders
    • American Anthropological Association Executive Director Ed Liebow
    • Q2030 Director Greg Aguilar
    • Putnam CEO/President Kim Findlay.
  • Capture unique photos at the conference location within the award-winning, traveling exhibit: RACE: Are We So Different, which was extended by popular demand through June 23.


About the Putnam

The Putnam has been inspiring ideas, dialogue, and interaction among people of all ages for 150 years. And today, we’re better than ever with hands-on fun for the whole family. Launch rockets or interact with a robot in the Science Center, “touch the untouchable” in the Augmented Reality Experience, visit our famous mummies in Unearthing Ancient Egypt, climb into a tree house in Black Earth | Big River, or go back in time to see our region’s history in River, Prairie and People. Also experience internationally recognized traveling exhibits or take in a movie in the GIANT Screen Theater with a screen towering six stories tall. Our welcoming team is dedicated to helping you discover and explore in a friendly and engaging place. For more information about current and upcoming events, exhibits and movies, visit

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