[wm_text_block]To ensure that every single Korean American is counted in the census, we need your help. Join the grassroots effort to educate, engage and organize the immigrant and Korean American communities for Census 2010. Meet new friends and learn about the democratic process while gaining skills in public speaking, grassroots organizing, and leadership development.

We are currently seeking volunteers in Los Angeles and Chicago. If interested, please contact the people below:

City: Los Angeles
Organization: Korean Resource Center
Contact: Hee Joo Yoon
Phone: 323-937-3718
Email: hjyoon@krcla.org

City: Chicago
Organization: Korean American Resource & Cultural Center
Contact: Young Sun Song
Phone: 773-588-9157
Email: youngsun@chicagokrcc.org[/wm_text_block]

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  • Early March 2010: An advance letter is mailed to every household alerting them to the coming census questionnaire.
  • March 2010:Census questionnaires are mailed to every household.
  • Late March 2010: Reminder postcards are mailed to tracts with 10% or more linguistically isolated households that speak Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Russian.
  • April 1, 2010: Census Day—all questionnaires are mailed back to Census Bureau.
  • April 2010: Replacement questionnaires are mailed to households that have not returned the questionnaire.
  • April 21: Forms are no longer available. Community members must call the census hotline to request a form until July 30, 2010
  • May-July 2010: Census employees visit homes that have not mailed back their forms
  • December 31, 2010: Census Bureau delivers total population count to President Obama.