Timely Topics:  The U.S. Census: Past, Present and Future

April 6       7 pm - 8:30pm

 

Diana McCain from the Connecticut Historical Society will review the history of the U.S. Census from 1790 to 1930 and show how historical census data aids the work of historians and genealogists. Orlando Rodriguez from the Connecticut State Data Center at UCONN will address the importance of the 2010 census, how it will be used by demographers, and the trends he expects to see.  Paul Mounds from Congressman John Larsonís office will talk about how census data impacts state representation at the Federal level and our state's potential for receiving federal funds.  Cost: $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $4 WHS members.  (860) 688-3813  for more information.

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