Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee

Citation86 FR 14576
CourtCommission On Civil Rights
Publication Date17 Mar 2021
Record Number2021-05472
Federal Register, Volume 86 Issue 50 (Wednesday, March 17, 2021)
[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 50 (Wednesday, March 17, 2021)]
                [Page 14576]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
                [FR Doc No: 2021-05472]
                Notice of Public Meeting of the Nevada Advisory Committee
                AGENCY: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
                ACTION: Announcement of web hearing.
                SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the
                rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
                (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that the
                Nevada Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will hold a web
                hearing from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (PT) on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
                The purpose of the Nevada Advisory Committee meeting is to hear
                testimony examining equity in education through distance learning
                during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially among students in K-16 schools
                with disabilities and students of color. This the fourth in a series of
                web hearings focused on this topic. Meeting materials and presentations
                will be available before and after the event at
                DATES: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (PT).
                 Public Call-In Information (audio only): Dial: (800) 360-9505;
                Access code: 199 228 2911.
                 Web Access Information (visual only): The online portion of the
                meeting may be accessed through the following link Webex:
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes, Designated
                Federal Officer (DFO) at [email protected] or by phone at (202) 681-
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is available to the public
                through the following toll-free call-in number: 800-360-9505; Access
                code: 199 228 2911. Any interested member of the public may call this
                number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges
                for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will
                not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls
                they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free telephone
                number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the
                proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-
                8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and
                conference ID number.
                 Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open
                period at the end of the meeting. Members of the public may also submit
                written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional
                Programs Unit within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments
                may be mailed to the Western Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil
                Rights, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Suite 2010, Los Angeles, CA 90012
                or email Ana Victoria Fortes at [email protected].
                 Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be
                available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at
                 Please click on the ``Committee Meetings'' tab. Records generated
                from these meetings may also be inspected and reproduced at the
                Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after
                the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are
                directed to the Commission's website,, or may
                contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street
                Opening Remarks (12:00-12:15 p.m.)
                Speaker Presentations (12:15-1:15 p.m.)
                 [ssquf] Athar Haseebullah, Executive Director, ACLU Nevada
                 [ssquf] Dr. Donald Easton-Brooks, Dean of Education, University of
                Nevada Reno
                 [ssquf] Melissa Almanza, Autism Services Advocate, Autism &
                Behavioral Consulting Services LLC
                 [ssquf] Lynn Manning-John, Vice Principal, Owyhee Combined School
                (Shoshone-Paiute Tribe of Duck Valley) co-presenting with Lance Wester,
                Principal, Schurz Elementary Middle School (Northern Pauite)
                Q & A (1:15-2:10 p.m.)
                Public Comment (2:10-2:25 p.m.)
                Closing Remarks (2:25-2:30 p.m.)
                 Dated: March 11, 2021.
                David Mussatt,
                Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.
                [FR Doc. 2021-05472 Filed 3-16-21; 8:45 am]
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