[Federal Register: May 29, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 103)]
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Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission; Meeting

AGENCY: Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission, 
Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice provides the schedule of a forthcoming meeting of 
the Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission. This 
notice also describes the functions of the commission. This document is 
intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to attend.

DATE AND TIME: June 4, 2003, at 8:45 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Adams Mark Hotel, 1200 Hampton Street, Columbia, South 
Carolina, (803) 771-7000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gwendolen Long, Program Support 
Assistant, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20202, (202) 205-9610.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Brown v. Board of Education 50th 
Anniversary Commission is established under Public Law 107-41 to 
commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown decision. The Commission, 
in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education, is responsible 
for planning and coordinating public education activities and 
initiatives. Also, the Commission, in cooperation with the Brown 
Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence, and Research in Topeka, 
Kansas, and such other public or private entities as the Commission 
deems appropriate, is responsible for encouraging, planning, 
developing, and coordinating observances of the anniversary of the 
Brown decision. The meeting of the Commission is open to the public. 
Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to 
attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, materials in alternative format) should notify Gwendolen Long 
at (202) 205-9556 by no later than May 30, 2003. We will attempt to 
meet requests after that date, but cannot guarantee availability.

    Dated: May 22, 2003.
Gerald A. Reynolds,
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.
[FR Doc. 03-13372 Filed 5-28-03; 8:45 am]