FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010
Media Advisory -- Census Bureau Director to Provide Update on Status of 2010 Census Operations
U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves will brief media on the status of 2010 Census operations, including an overview of when the public should expect to receive its 2010 Census forms. Beginning March 1, census takers will start hand-delivering census questionnaires to about 12 million households in rural and other parts of the country. Groves will also provide an update on upcoming census operations and events, as well as census promotional and outreach activities. The briefing will include a media question-and-answer session.
Monday, March 1, 8 - 9 a.m. (PST)
Robert M. Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center
Community Development Department, Computer Lab
City of Los Angeles
1600 E. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Members of the media may also participate via the Web and telephone. (Please dial-in early to allow time for the operator to place you in the call.)
Dial-in number: 800-619-4415
Passcode: 2010 CENSUS
Please RSVP by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 to Cynthia Endo at 818-510-5639.
Online Press Kit:
Event materials will be posted online shortly after the event begins and can be accessed by clicking on the 2010 Census Operational Press Briefing icon in the top left corner of the Census Bureau's home page <www.census.gov>.
There will be a live webcast of the briefing, accessible via the Census Bureau's online press kit available at http://www.census.gov/2010census/news/press-kits/operational-press-briefing/march-1-2010.html after 8 a.m. (PST) on event day.