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Written by on April 7, 2010

Don't Count Us Out: Ethnic Media and the U.S. Census

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When the government launched its pitch to the ethnic news media last year, it was very attractive. We want you. Want you to help us. Want to help you. Want you to help us reach people who are unreached. That is how the mantra went. The lure of advertising dollars rang in the ears of […]

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Written by on February 24, 2010

Its more than being counted – why the Census counts

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You want to know why this time around the Census will do a better job and fewer persons will be missed. You want to know this because Cook County alone has lost an estimated $200 million in the last decade because of the undercount. You want to know how well the Census is prepared to […]

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Written by on October 20, 2009

The Census is more than a knock on the door

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http://preview.tinyurl.com/kqtzbb Say the government wants to give you some money. No strings attached. The only problem is the government has to know you exist. If you are not on its books, you don’t get the money. It goes elsewhere. Even if  you need it badly. That is the simple reason why the Census is so […]

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Written by on August 23, 2009