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The National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations was established this year and comprises up to thirty-two members. The Committee provides a channel of communication between outside experts and the Census Bureau. The Committee provides advice about economic, housing, demographic, socioeconomic, technological, operational variables, etc., affecting the cost, accuracy and implementation of Census Bureau programs and surveys. The Committee also provides an outside-user perspective and advice on research and early design plans for the 2020 Census, the American Community Survey, and other related programs particularly as they pertain to increasing census participation. The Committee assists the Census Bureau in understanding ways that census data can best be disseminated to diverse racial and ethnic populations and other users. The Committee is established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2.
All meetings are open to the public. A brief period will be set aside at the meeting for public comment on October 26. However, individuals with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing to Ms. Jeri Green at least three days before the meeting. If you plan to attend the meeting, please register by Monday, October 22, 2012. You may access the online registration using the following link:
These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Committee Liaison Officer as soon as possible, preferably two weeks prior to the meeting.
Due to increased security, and for access to the meeting, please call 301-763-9906 upon arrival at the Census Bureau on the day of the meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order to receive your visitor's badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the first floor.