United States Census 2010 . “DON’T BE COUNTED OUT!” Presented by The National Social Action Commission 2009 Regional Conference Cycle. 2010 Census. Why is the Census Important? A key component of American democracy is to have fair and equitable representation in Congress.
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“DON’T BE COUNTED OUT!”
Presented by The National Social Action Commission
2009 Regional Conference Cycle
Historically, the census count has not been perfect.
Undercounting, is a persistent problem:
Other Groups Affected by Undercounting:
Why is there distrust of the Census process?
What’s at Stake in the 2010 Census?
What’s at Stake?
To Ensure a Fair and Accurate Count…
2010 Census10 Minutes, 10 Questions
One of the shortest questionnaires in history.
Look for an announcement later this year, then call
1-866-861-2010 or go online
1.4 million temporary workers will be hired!
2010 CensusThe Count Begins April 1, 2010
Make Sure We Are ALL
What strategies can local chapters implement to ensure in our communities that the 2010 Census process is fair and counts everyone?
What can Delta Sigma Theta do to help local chapters engage in census initiatives in their communities?
Doing Our Part: Delta Sigma Theta and Census 2010