March 6, 2000
Bilingual workers are also needed. Door-to-door work begins April 1. Instruction classes are currently being taught 2-3 times each week at all local libraries for the census, which starts this month.
Bothell, Carnation, Duvall, Kirkland, and Woodinville are all areas covered by the Bellevue office. The need is so great, people will be able to work in their own neighborhoods, said Deb Williams of the Bellevue census office.
Over $100 billion in federal, state, and local program monies are distributed based on census data. The monies gained impact new schools and roads, elderly and disabled programs, worker retraining programs, and educational training.
For more information, call (425) 489-2754.