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For Immediate Release: Friday, March 25, 2022

Census Bureau to Hold Third Status Briefing for the National Urban League Plaintiffs

Press Release Number CB22-CN.05


The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a briefing for the National Urban League plaintiffs in the case of NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE, et. al., v. GINA RAIMONDO et. al. The Census Bureau agreed in a Joint Stipulation in settling this lawsuit to brief plaintiffs to allow an opportunity for questions and answers regarding the status of census processing, data quality metrics, and assessment of released data quality metrics. 


Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 1 p.m. EDT


  • Albert E. Fontenot, Jr., associate director for Decennial Census Programs, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Karen Battle, chief, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Eric Jensen, senior technical expert for Demographic Analysis, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Timothy Kennel, assistant division chief for Statistical Methods, Decennial Statistical Studies Division, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Nicholas A. Jones, director and senior advisor of Race and Ethnic Research and Outreach, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau (available for Q&A)
  • Deborah Stempowski, assistant director for Decennial Programs, U.S. Census Bureau (available for Q&A)
  • Roberto R. Ramirez, assistant division chief, Special Population Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau (available for Q&A)
  • Michael C. Cook, Sr., chief, Public Information Office, U.S. Census Bureau (moderator)


The briefing will be open to the plaintiffs, their attorneys, and the public. While the media is invited to cover the briefing, only the plaintiffs and their attorneys will be able to ask questions. 

  • Audio access: 888-469-3078 passcode: 3639437



Public Information Office
301-763-3030 or
877-861-2010 (U.S. and Canada only)

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