Contact: Vicki Glasier
Public Information Office
The U.S. Census Bureau will host a forum with the Asian American Justice Center on the Asian population at the Rayburn House Office Building. This event will highlight statistics from the American Community Survey and 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the Asian population in the U.S. Following the presentation, an expert panel will discuss the statistics and their implications.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012; noon to 2:30 p.m. (EDT)
Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Mee Moua, president and executive director, Asian American Justice Center
Nicholas Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Daniel Kikuo Ichinose, director, Demographic Research Project,
Asian Pacific American Legal Center, member of the
Asian American Center for Advancing Justice
Gregory A. Cendana, executive director, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance,
AFL-CIO & APALA Education Fund
Christine Chen, executive director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote
Lisa Hasegawa, executive director, National Coalition for
Asian Pacific American Community Development
Priscilla Huang, policy director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Deepa Iyer, executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together
Doua Thor, executive director, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
Rayburn House Office Building, Room B339
Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street
Washington, D.C. 20003
RSVP to PIO@census.gov and please specify if you have an interview request.
The event will be broadcast on the Census Bureau's Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/us-census-bureau. Viewers will be able to submit questions via Facebook and Twitter (#ProfileAmerica).