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AES Broadcast  02/17/2010          Broadcast  #  2010009 
Please help us spread the word about the 2010 Census 
Counting everyone in a country as large and diverse as the United 
       States is a significant challenge.  Therefore, we are harnessing every 
       avenue and channel possible to get the word out about the all-important 
       2010 Census.  And, here's where your knowledge and participation can 
       help us deliver to America's residents another successful census that 
       will benefit communities across America: 
Please visit our innovative Web site to learn about the 
       2010 Census and better understand its importance to your community. 
In March you will be able to access the following: see your community's 
       2000 Census participation rate on the "Take 10" Participate 
       Rate interactive map; compare your 2000 rate with the previous day's 
       2010 participation rate for your community or neighboring communities' 
       rates; view the participation rates of their family's or friends' 
       communities across the nation; also for those who need help with their 
       census form, look up the Be Counted and Questionnaire Assistance 
       Centers nearest you. 
Just learn two key messages to share with those who ask you 
       about the 2010 Census: 
       -  It's easy, important, and safe. 
       -  It's 10 questions, 10 minutes, and only once every 10 years. 
Inform your professional networks, friends, and family: 
   "Connect with the Census Bureau on Facebook, Twitter, 
       and Youtube and type in uncensusbureau to follow the buzz" 
Read 2010 Census Blog, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and 
       Youtube, or visit our 2010 Census Site. 
Together, we can make a difference in growing the rates of 
       participation in the 2010 Census. 
Thanks for your help. 
For questions on the 2010 Census, please call (800)923-8282. 
       For a complete list of contacts, please go to: 


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2009 Constant Dollar Data
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AES Compliance Best Practices:
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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 18 November 2015 at 02:08:05 PM