• Posted on March 8th, 2010

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    Census Awareness Month

    On Thursday, March 4,  the U. S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1096, which encourages individuals across the United States to participate in the 2010 Census to ensure an accurate and complete count beginning April 1, 2010, and designating March 2010 as Census Awareness Month. See below for the final amended resolution.

  • New Fact Sheet on Census Numbers

    From Families USA Minority Health Initiatives… Earlier this month, the U.S. Census Bureau released the latest data on income, poverty, and health coverage. Our new fact sheet, Health Coverage in Communities of Color: Talking about the New Census Numbers takes a closer look at the latest data and finds that communities of color continue to [...]

  • Posted on April 4th, 2009

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    Census Bureau Ad Campaign to Reach Minorities

    From the Washington Post, Amid fears that millions of people may be overlooked during next year’s census, the Census Bureau will launch a $250 million promotional campaign to encourage participation in the decennial head count, especially among hard-to-reach minority groups in urban areas. More than half those funds will go for advertising across traditional and [...]

  • Posted on March 22nd, 2009

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    CAPAC to Hold National Census Teleconference

    CAPAC to Hold National Census Teleconference: Engaging Asian and Pacific Islander Communities for the 2010 Decennial Census This coming Monday, please join the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) for a national census teleconference on ensuring an accurate count of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for the 2010 census. The call provides an opportunity for [...]