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

February 5, 2010: Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs in the Mohawk Valley

1,800 Census Jobs Available in Mohawk Valley

January 28, 2010: Labor Department Highlights Census Jobs in the Capital Region

Gov. Paterson to Capital Region residents: make yourself count

January 27, 2010: ADVISORY: Uncle Sam Wants You to Work on the Census

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. 

January 4, 2010: ADVISORY: New York State to Hold First Census Action Council Meeting

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.
English: http://www.ny.gov/governor/press/press_12310903.html
Spanish: http://www.ny.gov/governor/press/pdf/press_12310903_sp.pdf

November 12, 2009: New York State Launches Census Complete Count Campaign

“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.”
Spanish version

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.