The Commission routinely seeks public comments on the substance of its briefings. Our public comment period is 30 days following the date of the hearing or briefing, unless provided otherwise.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held 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 heard 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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 10, 2022.
The public comments you provide to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights are collected voluntarily and may be publicly disclosed on the Internet and/or via requests submitted to the Commission under the Freedom of Information Act. By providing public comments you are consenting to their use and consideration by the Commission, and to their public dissemination.