Monthly Archives: December 2009

Miles to go Before we Sleep: The Census Road Tour

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The pace of census activities is starting to pick up, as we are about 100 days from Census Day. Starting January 4, we are driving 13 census vehicles (think big trucks packed with census advertising … Continue reading

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A Surprise on Campus

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Written by: Director Robert Groves With two college-age sons home for the holidays, I’m reminded about younger folks’ views of the world. They’ve especially alerted me to the fact that my understanding of the census is not theirs. One son … Continue reading

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The Ads Are Coming! The Ads Are Coming!

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Written by: Director Robert Groves A group of us reviewed the television, radio and print advertisements for the 2010 Census that will start running in January. The ad campaign has three phases – an awareness phase (to alert the public … Continue reading

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The Texas-Mexico Border II

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Written by: Director Robert Groves One reason I wanted to see the Texas-Mexico border is that it has a relatively large number of addresses that we had difficulty assigning to a small geographical area (like a block). I wanted to … Continue reading

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The Texas-Mexico Border I

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Written by: Director Robert Groves This Midwestern kid traveled the Texas-Mexico border over the last few days. I learned a lot, under the tutelage of our area partnership and geography specialists. I wanted to learn several things from the visit: … Continue reading

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