Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, that a conference call of the Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi Advisory Committees will convene on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. and recess at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3 and reconvene at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. and adjourn at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, 2003. The purpose of the conference call is to receive information about outstanding and emerging issues in the southern region, i.e. predatory lending in minority communities; racial profiling, the Patriot Act; immigrant issues; voter rights and election reform; environmental justice; and the effect of the “No Child Left Behind” initiative upon education for minority students.
This conference call is available to the public through the following call-in Start Printed Page 65437number: 1-800-720-5846, #20104654 on Wednesday, December 3 and 1-888-869-0374, #20104671 on Thursday, December 4. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls not initiated using the supplied call-in number or over wireless lines and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls using the call-in number over land-line connections. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-977-8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number listed above.
To ensure that the Commission secures an appropriate number of lines for the public, persons are asked to register by contacting Jo Ann Daniels of the Central Regional Office, (913) 551-1400, by 3 p.m. (CDST) on Monday, December 1, 2003.
The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission.Start Signature
Dated at Washington, DC, November 3, 2003.
Ivy L. Davis,
Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit.
[FR Doc. 03-28947 Filed 11-19-03; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6335-01-P