Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Help us count!

The U.S. Census is coming and it's important that we all get counted -- the results are used for a variety of purposes, including determining how much funding Los Angeles gets for key programs.

Census workers are partnering with community organizations to make sure that everyone is counted in Los Angeles. In January, special workshops will be held to train communities leaders on how they can help ensure the Latino community gets counted fully and accurately. Train the trainer workshops will teach participants how to create their own local census campaign and provide resources for organizations to spearhead successful census participation efforts.

The first workshop in Los Angeles will be held on Friday, January 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the East Los Angeles Public Library's community room (4837 E Third Street). For more information or to register, please visit http://hagasecontar.yaeshora.ino/eventos/ or call 877-EL-CENSO.