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CB09-CR.13

Contact:  Muriel Jackson
Chicago Regional Census Center
Phone: 312-454-2779
e-mail: <muriel.jackson@census.gov>

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, DEC. 8, 2009

Media Advisory — Chicago Mayor to Help Census Bureau Kick Off 2010 Census in Schools Program

What:
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, U.S. Department of Commerce Under Secretary Rebecca Blank, several former NFL players and students from King College Preparatory High School help U.S. Census Bureau officials launch the national 2010 Census in Schools program in Chicago.

The program, "2010 Census: It's About Us," gives schools a wide range of free, optional, standards-based lesson plans on subjects related to the census, ranging from math to social studies. The program is designed for students in kindergarten through 12th grade and will reach all 118,000 schools and 56 million students nationwide.
When:
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, 10 a.m. (CST)
Who:
Rebecca Blank, under secretary for economic affairs,
  U.S. Department of Commerce
Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chicago
Stanley D. Moore, director, Chicago Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Renée Jefferson-Copeland, chief, Census in Schools, U.S. Census Bureau
Where:
King College Preparatory High School
4445 S. Drexel Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60653

Please RSVP by 5 p.m. (CDT), Wednesday, Dec. 9, to Muriel Jackson at 312-454-2779.
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