Want to learn more about securing community grants, business planning and marketing? Interested in discovering free data and tools that can help? Plan to join Noemi Mendez, a data dissemination specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau, for a special workshop at the Burlington County Library on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
Set for 6 pm, The Census Bureau and You workshop is being presented in partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Burlington County Branch and will help you gain valuable insight. According to its website, “The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy” and is dedicated to providing current facts and figures.
Mendez, who has been with the Census Bureau for 20 years, is responsible for training the public on how to access and use census data and she specializes in working with grant writers, GIS users, businesses and educational institutions. She also teaches GIS and data visualization courses at Johns Hopkins University and was awarded the U.S. Commerce Department's Bronze Medal in 2020.
The library workshop is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.