Contact: Decennial Media Relations
(301) 457-1037 (TDD)
Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt will brief the news media on Census 2000 operations at 9:30 a.m., EST, Thursday, Jan. 6, at a local census office in Washington, D.C.
Topics will cover opening of the 520 local census offices across the country, recruitment of census workers, and other operational issues.
A live webcast of the briefing will be carried on the Census Bureau's Web site <http://www.census.gov>.
The briefing will take place at:
1110 Vermont Ave, N.W., Room 701
Reporters may attend the briefing in person or participate via conference call. To take part by phone, call anytime after 9:20 a.m., EST, at 1-703-871-3020 or 1-800-982-3661.
Immediately following the briefing, a joint Census Bureau and General Services Administration briefing on their partnership to open, furnish and provide telecommunications for the local census offices will take place.