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United States Census 2000

Number 938
Subject Census
Source None
State None
Year 1999
Publication Date Boston
Summary This tipsheet file contains four handouts. The first is "The Importance of a Fair and Accurate Census," which explains potential shortcomings and their ramifications. The census is the basis for virtually all demographic information used by educators, policy makers, journalists and community leaders. The second handout is "Updated Summary; Census 2000 Operational Plan." The official plan published in February 1999 by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The third handout is a transcript titled, "Oral Statement of Kenneth Prewitt, Director, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, March 2, 1999." His presentation was his opportunity to comment on Chairman Miller's ten suggestions for how to improve the census. The fourth handout is a worksheet titled, "Proposed Data Products for the Census 2000 Products and Dissemination Program." It lists what information will be published and how it will be made available.
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