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Contact:  Lynette Choy Uyeda-Gin
Los Angeles Regional Census Center
818-435-6344
Briana Kaya
Public Information Office
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PIO@census.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008

Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau Opens Regional Census Center and Kicks Off Partnership Efforts in Los Angeles

What:
Along with state and local officials, the U.S. Census Bureau will mark the two-year countdown to the 2010 Census with the grand opening of its Los Angeles Regional Census Center in Northridge, Calif. The event signals the beginning of a concentrated outreach campaign to partner with local officials, community leaders and businesses to ensure an accurate count of the population in 2010.

Los Angeles is one of 12 regional offices that will open a regional census center, with local offices to follow later this fall. The Los Angeles Regional Census Center will be the hub of census activity for Hawaii and 19 counties in Southern California. The center will employ nearly 150 people during its peak operations in 2010.

When:
Friday, April 4, 10 a.m. (PDT)
Who:
Cynthia A. Glassman, under secretary for economic affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
Marilia Matos, associate director, Field Operations, U.S. Census Bureau
James T. Christy, regional director, Los Angeles Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Jerry Wong, assistant regional census manager, Los Angeles Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Felipe Fuentes, assemblyman, 39th District, State of California
Where:
301 Corbin Avenue, Suite 1000
Northridge, CA 91324

There will be refreshments and tours of the regional census center following the opening ceremony.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014