U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Hold Public Business Meeting on October 29, 2010 at 8:30 A.M.

Oct 20, 2010, 11:02 ET from U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a business meeting on October 29, 2010.  This meeting was previously scheduled for October 22, 2010.  It is open to the public and the media.  Please note the 8:30 a.m. starting time.

DATE AND TIME:  Friday, October 29, 2010; 8:30 a.m. EDT

PLACE:  624 Ninth Street, N.W.

Room 540

Washington, DC 20425


I.        Approval of Agenda

II.       Program Planning

  • Approval of New Black Panther Party Enforcement Report
  • Consideration of Findings and Recommendations for Briefing Report on  English-Only in the Workplace
  • Consideration of Policy on Commissioner Statements and Rebuttals
  • Update on Sex Discrimination in Liberal Arts College Admissions - Some of the discussion of this agenda item may be held in closed session
  • Update on Clearinghouse Project

III.        State Advisory Committee Issues

  • Kentucky SAC
  • Maryland SAC
  • Vermont SAC

IV.        Staff Director's Report

V.         Announcements

VI.        Approval of Minutes of October 8 Meeting

VII.       Adjourn

Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Pamela Dunston at least seven days prior to the meeting at 202-376-8105.  TDD: (202) 376-8116.

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with monitoring federal civil rights enforcement.  Members include Chairman Gerald A. Reynolds, Vice Chair Abigail Thernstrom, Commissioners Todd Gaziano, Gail Heriot, Peter N. Kirsanow, Arlan D. Melendez, Ashley L. Taylor, Jr., and Michael Yaki.  Martin Dannenfelser is the Staff Director.  Commission

meetings are open to the general public.  The Commission's website is http://www.usccr.gov.

Contact:  Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, Public Affairs Unit, (202) 870-7820

SOURCE U.S. Commission on Civil Rights