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U.S. Census Bureau Commemorates Constitution Day

September 10, 2019

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 10, 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.”

RSVP: Members of the media who want to attend the news conference in person can register via Eventbrite ( click here ). To view the webcast, please RSVP via Eventbrite ( click here ).

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 pio@census.gov or 301-763-3030.

Connect with us on social media: @uscensusbureau, #2020Census.

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CONTACT: Daniel Velez

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301-763-3030 /pio@census.gov

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WHITE HOUSE/FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STATE/LOCAL PUBLIC POLICY PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

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