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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009

Media Advisory — One Year Out: Census Partners Gather for National Kick-Off

2010 Census National Partners Meet in Nation's Capital for Exclusive Briefing

What:
Nearly 250 national partners from around the country will join the U.S. Census Bureau for an exclusive 2010 Census briefing to launch outreach efforts as part of the "one-year-out" activities. The 2010 Census Partnership Program is designed to bring a familiar face to Census activities. The program brings national, regional and local governments, businesses and nonprofit organizations together to raise awareness of, and encourage participation in, the 2010 Census. These voluntary partners are trusted voices within their organizations and communities, and can encourage everyone to take part in the 2010 count.
When:
Monday, March 30, 9 a.m. to noon (EDT)
Who:
Juan Williams, NPR and Fox News Channel, moderator and master of ceremonies
Rick Wade, senior advisor and acting chief of staff, U.S. Department of Commerce
Tom Mesenbourg, acting director, U.S. Census Bureau
Arnold Jackson, associate director for decennial census, U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D-Mo.)
U.S. Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.)
Where:
Willard Intercontinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Located near the Metro Center metro station.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 01, 2014