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Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Wisconsin Advisory Committee

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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 a community forum of the Wisconsin Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 10 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m. on September 16, 2011, at the Ramada Inn, 205 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI 54701. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a community forum on civil rights issues confronting Somali immigrants in Western Wisconsin. Participants of the forum will include community representatives, government officials, school administrators, business leaders, and other interested parties.

Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by September 23, 2011. The address is U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Midwestern Regional Office, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60603. Persons wishing to email their comments, or to present their comments verbally at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Carolyn Allen, Administrative Assistant, (312) 353-8311, or by e-mail:

Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Midwestern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting.

Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Commission's Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission's Web site,, or to contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address.

The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA.

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Dated in Washington, DC, August 5, 2011.

Peter Minarik,

Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2011-20249 Filed 8-9-11; 8:45 am]