FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
Media Advisory — Census Bureau Director to Provide Update on Status of 2010 Census Operations
U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves will brief media on the door-to-door follow-up phase of the 2010 Census. On May 1, the first of about 635,000 temporary census takers will fan across America to begin conducting personal interviews with roughly 48 million households that did not send back a completed census form in mail census areas or who did not receive a form at their home.
Monday, May 3, noon to 1 p.m. (EDT)
Robert M. Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Pauline Medrano, deputy mayor pro tem, City of Dallas
vice chair, 2010 Census Advisory Committee
National Press Club, 13th floor
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
Members of the media may also participate by telephone. (Please dial-in early to allow time for the operator to place you in the call.)
Dial-in number: 888-603-8938
Passcode: 2010 CENSUS
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 at <http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/operational-press-briefing/may-3-2010.html>.
There will be a live webcast of the briefing, accessible at <http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=68872> noon (EDT) on event day.
Please RSVP by 9 a.m., Monday, May 3, to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3691 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.