Wednesday, March 12th at 10:30 a.m.
Senior Policy Fellow from CT Voices for Children, Orlando Rodriguez, M.A., will present his analysis of the 2012 population census with the focus on Darien, Stamford and Norwalk. He will address population trends, areas of growth and increased (and decreased) needs as a result of the changing demographics of our section of Fairfield County. He co-authored the report, The Five Connecticuts, which is used by state agencies for policymaking.
About the Presenter
Orlando Rodriguez has been analyzing Connecticut socioeconomics since 2002 while at UConn's Center for Population Research and as manager of the Connecticut State Data Center. He was responsible for calculating the state's official population projections.
He has also reported on the impact of undocumented populations on Congressional apportionment in two reports Impact of Undocumented Populations on 2010 Congressional Reapportionment and The One-Man One-Vote Myth: The Impact of Non-Voting Populations on Congressional Apportionment. Orlando received a B.S. in Geology from Louisiana State University in 1983 and an M.A. in Geography from Ohio State University in 1992. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador from 1983 to 1985. He began working for Connecticut Voices for Children in March 2010.
This event is co-sponsored by the Community Fund of Darien.