Jan 7, 2010

Stand up and be counted and get paid for counting

The 2010 census will have a huge effect on Michigan because it will determine how many Congressional seats we will have in the U.S. Congress and how many federal dollars will come to the state.

To help people better understand the importance of the 2010 census, the Livingston County Democratic Party is holding an informational seminar at 11 a.m Saturday – Jan. 9 - at the party’s headquarters, 10321 E. Grand River, Suite 600, Brighton.

A representative of the regional U.S. Census Bureau - Terry Campion, Partnership Specialist - will be in Brighton to speak about the 2010 census and recruit people to work on the census. The general public is invited to attend, and these are paid jobs. This is an invitation to find out how to apply for paid work as a worker in the 2010 census.

In addition to finding out about jobs, Campion also will speak about the history of the census, why certain questions are asked on the census forms, steps census officials it’s vital that every person in Michigan be counted so that the state gets its fair share in these tough economic times. There will be also be opportunities for questions. Coffee and tea will be served.

Call (810) 229-4212 for more information.

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