Press Release Archive
February 26, 2010: Nosotros Radio, Voto Latino, Time Warner, local elected officials and the Hispanic Complete Count Committee kick off their census campaign in Syracuse
February 23, 2010: Voto Latino, local elected officials and the Hispanic Complete Count Committee kick off celebrity- and technology-driven statewide census campaign in Capital Region
February 16, 2010: Family Service League to participate in 2010 “Count Me In Long Island” census initiative funded by Hagedorn Foundation
Announces six Long Island “Be Counted” sites
1,800 Census Jobs Available in Mohawk Valley
Gov. Paterson to Capital Region residents: make yourself count
1,500 Local Jobs Available
January 21, 2010: ADVISORY: Secretary of State, governor’s office to hold first meeting with census grant recipients
Secretary of State Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez and the office of Governor David A. Paterson will be holding a meeting of census grant recipients on Friday, January 22, in New York City.
Secretary of State Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez today announced that the state’s Census Action Council will hold its first meeting on Thursday, January 5, at the State Capitol.
December 31, 2009: Governor Paterson announces $2 million in grants for community groups, local governments to ensure every New Yorker is counted in the 2010 census
Funds targeted towards underrepresented and hard-to-count communities.
“Federal estimates suggest that more than 202,000 New Yorkers were not
counted in the 2000 census – we can and we must do better,” Governor
Paterson said. “That is why I have instructed my administration to do
everything possible to ensure a comprehensive count.”
September 24, 2009: Paterson Administration Announces $2 Million Available for New York Census Complete Count Campaign
This program will provide grants to fund public education, community outreach and other activities targeted at hard-to-count and low response rate populations – for promoting awareness of the 2010 Census, improving Census questionnaire mail back rates, and encouraging cooperation with Census takers.