Jeri Green is a veteran civic engagement professional and U.S. Census expert. As a consultant to the National Urban League, Green directs the organization’s policy and strategic approach to ensuring an accurate count of African Americans and historically undercounted communities. In this role, she has convened 2020 Census workshops around the country, bringing together philanthropy, local and state elected officials, grassroots advocates, faith-based leaders, and census officials.
Previously, Green was the senior advisor for civic engagement to the Office of the U.S. Census Director, Before this role, she served as Chief, Office of External Engagement with the U.S. Census Bureau, where she educated national stakeholders on the benefits of census participation and engaged historically undercounted communities of color on challenges and obstacles to obtaining an accurate count. She also managed several census federal advisory committees.
Green established the National Urban League’s 2020 Census Black Roundtable, which comprises leading thinkers and organizers in the Black community who are committed to mobilizing for an accurate 2020 Census count. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master’s degree from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.