2010 Census

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The 2010 Census will help communities receive over $400 billion in federal funds each year for things like:

  • Hospitals
  • Job training centers
  • Schools
  • Senior centers
  • Bridges, tunnels and other-public works projects
  • Emergency services
  • The data collected by the census also help
    determine the number of seats your state has
    in the U.S. House of Representatives.

image002has formally pledged their commitment to share the 2010 Census message and mobilize their constituents in support of the Census Bureau’s goal of achieving a complete count.

    Click to view this PDF for important information:  PDF Census Message Manual   
                                                                          *Purpose & Benefits of the Census
Simple Description
Appeal to Values and Hopes
                                                                          *Call to Action
                                                                          *Answers to Key Questions

TARGET Area and the Complete Count Committee

A collective effort by community organizations, faith based groups, non-profit groups, and business retailers in the Auburn-Gresham district are strategizing to form and activate the Complete Count Committee.  If you would like to volunteer to help the Complete Count Committee, work towards getting a complete count contact Rev. Autry Phillips at TARGET Area DevCorp,       773-651-6470.  You can also sign up on TARGET’s website: www.targetarea.org.  Send an email stating you would like to help the Auburn-Gresham district get a complete count. IT’S IN OUR HANDS!!

TARGET Area is a Testing Site for the U.S. Census Jobs
TARGET Area is a testing site for residents and constituents of the Auburn-Gresham community.  Testing is currently being performed at 1548 W. 79th St. in the “Psalms & Praise” Hall.  The census test is given two (2) times daily, on each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.   The first test begins at 9:00 am; the second test at 1:00 pm.  Please arrive 15 minutes before the test begins, and you will need to show two forms of identification.  For more information visit  www.2010censusjobs.gov.


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