[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 180 (Monday, September 17, 2012)]
[Page 57085]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-22752]

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Federal Advisory Committee Act; Advisory Committee on Diversity 
for Communications in the Digital Age

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice advises interested persons that the Federal Communications 
Commission's (FCC) Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications 
in the Digital Age (``Diversity Committee''). The Committee's mission 
is to provide recommendations to the Commission regarding policies and 
practices that will further enhance diversity in the telecommunications 
and related industries. In particular, the Committee will focus 
primarily on lowering barrier to entry for historically disadvantaged 
men and women, exploring ways in which to ensure universal access to 
and adoption of broadband, and creating an environment that enables 
employment of a diverse workforce within the telecommunications and 
related industries. The Committee will be charged with gathering the 
data and information necessary to formulate meaningful recommendations 
for these objectives.

DATES: October 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, Room TW-C305 (Commission 
Meeting Room), 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Kreisman, 202-418-1605 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this meeting the current committee 
structure and other organizational matters will be discussed. The goals 
and approaches of the advisory group will be discussed, including the 
substantive direction further recommendations should consider. 
Committee reports may be submitted.
    Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The FCC will 
attempt to accommodate as many people as possible. However, admittance 
will be limited to seating availability. The public may submit written 
comments before the meeting to: Barbara Kreisman, the FCC's Designated 
Federal Officer for the Diversity Committee by email: 
[email protected] or U.S. Postal Service Mail (Barbara Kreisman, 
Federal Communications Commission, Room 2-A665, 445 12th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20554).
    Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable 
accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. 
Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via email to 
[email protected] or by calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau 
at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (tty). Such requests should 
include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. In 
addition, please include a way we can contact you if we need more 
information. Please allow at least five days advance notice; last 
minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
    Additional information regarding the Diversity Committee can be 
found at www.fcc.gov/DiversityFAC.

Federal Communications Commission.
Barbara A. Kreisman,
Chief, Video Division, Media Bureau.
[FR Doc. 2012-22752 Filed 9-14-12; 8:45 am]