Jamaican People/Caribbean People – We can choose to be invisible or we can fill out the 2010 Census Form Question 9.
HOW TO ANSWER IF YOU ARE JAMAICAN/CARIBBEAN . . .
We strongly encourage Jamaican/Caribbean persons across the USA to complete the Census 2010 form in March this year and answer question 9 with their ancestry and/or country of origin. Spread the word by telling your Jamaican/Caribbean friends and/or family about completing the US census given it’s importance. In addition it is only ten questions long.
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The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States , and is required by the Constitution to take place every 10 years.
The 2010 Census will help communities receive more than $400 billion in federal funds each year for things like:
* Job training centers
* 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.
In additional Businesses and organizations use the Census data to determine there level of commitment & support (donations, sponsorship, services etc) to specific communities. If you have been complaining that the Jamaican/Caribbean community has been ignored then here is a YOUR opportunity to get our voices heard.
It is about your future and the future of your children. So do not leave it blank. Together we can demand Respect!
Note: Any personal data you provide is protected under federal law and will not be shared.
USA RESIDENTS: COMPLETE THE CENSUS FORM WHEN YOU RECEIVE IT IN MARCH AND MAIL IT IN BEFORE APRIL 1, 2010.
It is about your future and the future of your children. So do not leave it blank. Together we can demand Respect! For more information you can visit: CARIBLIFECENTRAL.com
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