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Census Bureau Hosts Forum on Asian Population


WASHINGTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a news release by U.S. Census Bureau:


What: The U.S. Census Bureau will host a forum with the Asian American Justice Center on the Asian population at the Rayburn House Office Building. This event will highlight statistics from the American Community Survey and 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the Asian population in the U.S. Following the presentation, an expert panel will discuss the statistics and their implications.  

When: Wednesday, May 2, 2012; noon to 2:30 p.m. (EDT)

Who: Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau

Mee Moua, president and executive director, Asian American Justice Center

Nicholas Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau

Daniel Kikuo Ichinose, director, Demographic Research Project, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice

Gregory A. Cendana, executive director, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO & APALA Education Fund

Christine Chen, executive director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote

Lisa Hasegawa, executive director, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development

Priscilla Huang, policy director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health  Forum

Deepa Iyer, executive director, South Asian Americans Leading Together

Doua Thor, executive director, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center

Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room B339
Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street
Washington, D.C. 20003

RSVP to and please specify if you have an interview request.

Online press kit:

The event will be broadcast on the Census Bureau's Ustream channel at Viewers will be able to submit questions via Facebook and Twitter (#ProfileAmerica).

Public Information Office

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

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