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Civil Rights Implications of Disaster Relief: Hurricane María in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a briefing on Friday, December 10, 2021, on the civil rights implications of the federal response and impact of Hurricane María in Puerto Rico. At this public briefing, the Commissioners will hear from subject matter experts such as government officials, volunteer organizations, non-governmental advocates, and academics from Puerto Rico. The Commission will accept written materials from the public for consideration as we prepare our report; submit to mariabriefing@usccr.gov no later than January 10, 2022.

This briefing is open to the public via livestream on the Commission’s YouTube Page. (Streaming information subject to change.) Public participation is available for the event with view access, along with an audio option for listening. Written testimony and other materials can be found on the Commission’s website here.

Computer assisted real-time transcription (CART) will be provided. The web link to access CART (in English) on Friday, December 10, 2021, is https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=USCCR. Please note that CART is text-only translation that occurs in real time during the meeting and is not an exact transcript.

To request additional accommodations, persons with disabilities should email access@usccr.gov by Monday, December 6, 2021, indicating “accommodations” in the subject line.

Event Type
Public Briefing
Event Date and Time
State or Territory