U.S. Census Bureau Commemorates Constitution Day
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 16, 2019--
U.S. Census Bureau:
What: As part of a day-long event in Philadelphia, the U.S. Census Bureau will commemorate its Constitutional role to count every person living in the U.S.
On Constitution Day, the Census Bureau will hold a news conference in the Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center to update the members of the media on the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau will highlight the status of address canvassing, national hiring efforts and the integrated partnership and communication campaign.
The celebration will also include a historical exhibit at the National Constitution Center titled “Shape Your Future: A Census Experience.” The exhibit, geared toward thousands of middle- and high school students and their teachers, will feature:
Census Bureau officials will also participate in the “Constitution’s Birthday Party” hosted by the National Constitution Center, featuring a birthday cake and special appearances by “George Washington” and “Abraham Lincoln.”
|Tuesday, September 17, 2019|
|10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT|
News Conference and Media Q&A
|9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT|
Exhibit: Shape Your Future: A Census Experience
|The Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center |
599 Market Street, Mezzanine Level
Philadelphia, PA 19106
|National Constitution Center|
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Dr. Steven Dillingham, director, U.S. Census Bureau
|10:30 a.m. EDT|
|12:00 p.m. EDT|
Constitution Birthday Cake
|12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT|
Shape Your Future: A Census Experience (exhibit)
Access: Members of the public and the media are invited to watch the news conference live at www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html.
Online Press Kit: Event materials will be posted online shortly after the event begins and can be accessed by visiting the Census Bureau Newsroom.
Media interested in an interview can contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-763-3030.
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KEYWORD: PENNSYLVANIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WHITE HOUSE/FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STATE/LOCAL PUBLIC POLICY PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau
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