Bronx women's group makes census push

A Bronx women's group is making a plea to get all residents counted in the 2010 census.The Muslim Women's Institute for Research and Development has

THE BRONX - A Bronx women's group is making a plea to get all residents counted in the 2010 census.

The Muslim Women's Institute for Research and Development has census workers at its Ogden Avenue office and food pantry as part of a local Muslim-Catholic project.

Only 56 percent of Bronx households have mailed in their forms, which is lower than both the state and national participation rates. Residents have until May 1 to complete the census. After that, census teams will visit homes they haven't heard from.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Dave 2 White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote
Children can hangout with the Easter Bunny in 3 Storybook Experiences with the Easter Bunny
The New York Yankees will offer free parking 4 Yankees to offer free parking, meals for mourners at EMT funeral
Public safety officers in Co-op City will soon 5 Co-op City gets public safety bodycams

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE