FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2017
Karely Hernández, 202.869.0390, Hernandez@civilrights.org
169 National, State, and Local Groups Call for a Highly Qualified and Established Leader as Census Bureau Director
WASHINGTON— The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 168 national, state, and local organizations are urging President Trump to promptly nominate a highly qualified and widely respected professional to serve as the next Director of the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census Bureau is in dire need of a strong leader with the clout to advocate for the resources the Bureau needs to ensure a successful 2020 census. The next director needs to provide stability through the final years of this decade, explain the importance of its mission compellingly, address Congress’s fiscal concerns, and be ready for full immersion in the important tasks at hand.Read more ...