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Notice of Public Meeting of the Ohio Advisory Committee for a Meeting To Discuss Approval and Publication of a Report Regarding Civil Rights and Hate Crime in the State, and To Begin Discussion of the Committee's Next Topic of Civil Rights Study

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


Announcement of meeting.


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 that the Ohio Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. EST for the purpose of discussing completion of a draft report regarding civil rights and human trafficking in the state. The Committee will also discuss a proposal for their next topic of civil rights study: Barriers to equal access to education in Ohio.


The meeting will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Public Call Information: Dial: 888-708-5689, Conference ID: 3923908.

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Melissa Wojnaroski, DFO, at or 312-353-8311.

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Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888-708-5689, conference ID: 3923908. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement as time allows. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. 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 1-800-977-8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number.

Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Midwestern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353-8324, or emailed to Carolyn Allen at Persons who desire additional information may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at (312) 353-8311.

Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available via under the Commission on Civil Rights, Ohio Advisory Committee link (​committee/​meetings.aspx?​cid=​268). Select “meeting details” and “documents” to download. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission's Web site,, or may contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above email or street address.


Welcome and Introductions

Discussion of Report Revisions: “Human Trafficking in Ohio”

Project Proposal: “Barriers to Equal Access to Education in Ohio”

Public Comment

Future Plans and Actions


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Dated: February 6, 2017.

David Mussatt,

Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit.

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[FR Doc. 2017-02716 Filed 2-9-17; 8:45 am]