Monthly Archives: November 2009

An Overview of Undercounts

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Written by: Director Robert Groves “… In 2000 only about 70 percent of the population returned their information, leaving several areas seriously under-counted and under-represented …” I’ve recently read many stories that don’t reflect how the 2010 Census will actually … Continue reading

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Checking Out a Future Questionnaire Assistance Center

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Yesterday in Dallas, I visited the Brady Center. The Center is operated by Catholic Charities and serves older residents in the area. When I arrived, the basement of the Center was filled with about 100 … Continue reading

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Campus Counting

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Yesterday I met with the state of Ohio Complete Count Committee in Columbus. Like all CCCs, they’ve taken on the job of getting the word out about the census – in this case to all … Continue reading

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Let the Testing and Hiring Begin!

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Written by: Director Robert Groves “Testing This Week Could Lead To One Of Hundreds Of Open Census Jobs” “Census Bureau To Hire 23,000 In Wisconsin” “Bilingual Applicants Needed For Census Jobs” “Census To Hire Workers” “US Census Bureau Looking For … Continue reading

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Counted Once

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Yesterday, my wife Cindy and I went to dinner at the Collington Episcopal Life Community near Largo, Maryland. One of my heroines, Margaret Martin, a giant figure in U.S. government statistics, lives there and invited … Continue reading

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