Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Creativity of Partners

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Last week, we announced that over 200,000 partners have signed on to help us promote the 2010 Census. This is a huge increase over the partner count of the 2000 Census. We’re gratified at the … Continue reading

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Why Use Advance Letters?

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Written by: Director Robert Groves In these days of concerns over spending by the Federal government, I am not surprised by emails I receive questioning why the Census Bureau sends out letters in a separate mailing in advance of the … Continue reading

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Big Day Today

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Written by: Director Robert Groves Today marks a rather important day for us at the Census Bureau. The first set of advance letters, mailed to a subset of the Update/Leave households should be delivered today by the US Postal Service … Continue reading

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The Four Principal Ways we Conduct The Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves We’re getting closer to the days when the Census request will go out to everyone. It’s probably a good time to remember the four different ways that we do the census for people who live … Continue reading

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The Next Operation – “Group Quarters’ Advance Visit”

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Written by: Director Robert Groves The Census Bureau has for some time classified living quarters for large numbers of unrelated individuals as “group quarters.” These include dormitories, prisons, assisted living facilities, military barracks, and group homes for those with physical … Continue reading

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