Contact: Decennial Media Relations
(301) 457-1037 (TDD)
Commerce Secretary William M. Daley and Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt will announce a new initiative to encourage participation in Census 2000 at the grassroots level in a news conference at the National Press Club on Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EST.
The initiative, called How America Knows What America Needs, challenges communities to increase participation levels in Census 2000 over their 1990 levels.
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. EST
Place: National Press Club ballroom
14th and F Streets, N.W.
The news conference will be webcast live via the Internet from the Census Bureau's Internet site <http://www.census.gov.>.
Video news feed times and coordinates are:
January 11, 2000
3:30-4:00 p.m. EST
Galaxy 6/Transponder 11 (C) Band
January 12, 2000
10-10:30 a.m. EST
Telstar 4/Transponder 23 (C) Band
Call Media Link for technical information concerning the video news release and satellite coordinates at 212-682-8300 or 800-843-0677.