What: California residents throughout the state are invited to participate in the Be Californian, Be Counted Day. The event features a family fun day with free food and entertainment, as well as special activities for the kids. In conjunction with the California Complete Count Committee, the Santa Clara County Partnership Network is inviting all county residents to join the local Be Californian, Be Counted Day. Residents are encouraged to bring their Census 2010 Questionnaire to the event and receive confidential and free assistance to complete the form. Who: Supervisor Dave Cortese, County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Representatives from the Governor’s Office Santa Clara County Partnership Network When: March 20, 2010, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Where: Center for Employment Training 701 Vine Street, San Jose, CA 95110 Why: It is estimated that one in five residents in the United States are not planning to complete the easy, 10-question Census form. Many are a part of the "hard to reach/hard to count" category, reluctant to complete their form, unsure of how to accurately complete the form, or unaware of the census and its importance.
Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell/Lingxia Meng, Office of Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119; Melissa Erickson, Census 2010 Project Manager, (408) 299-5172, (408) 218-1488 cell Posted: March 19, 2010