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Caribbean American leaders take census case to Washington

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Sep 2009
Miami, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Conferences, Caribbean Americans, Washington DC, Censuses
A delegation of South Florida Caribbean leaders attended the 11th Annual Legislative Conference sponsored by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) June 24-26 in Washington, D.C. The group, which included [Hazelle Rogers], State Rep. Yolley Roberson, Councilman Aster Knight, North Miami City Clerk Alix Desulme, attorney Marlon Hill, Hulbert James, Roxanne Valies, and Maria Kong, also attended a White House census briefing that focused on Question 8 and 9. James, chair of the South Florida census committee, was selected as one of three national co-chairs of the National Caribbean Community Census Committee.