Federal Register, Volume 76 Issue 40 (Tuesday, March 1, 2011)
[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 40 (Tuesday, March 1, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11227-11228]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-4551] 

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders

AGENCY: President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders, U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting 
of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the 
Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of 
its opportunity to attend.

    Date: March 14, 2011.
    Time: 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. EDT.
    Address: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., 
SE., Washington, DC 20590, Phone: 202-453-7277.

    Date: March 15, 2011.
    Time: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EDT.
    Address: GE Environmental Programs, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
900, Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelly W. Coles, White House 
Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453-7277, fax: 202-
453-5632.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Advisory Commission on Asian 
Americans and Pacific Islanders is established under Executive Order 
13515, dated October 14, 2009. Per E.O. 13515, the Commission shall 
provide advice to the President, through the Secretaries of Education 
and Commerce, as Co-Chairs of the Initiative, on: (i) The development, 
monitoring, and coordination of executive branch efforts to improve the 
quality of life of AAPIs through increased participation in Federal 
programs in which such persons may be underserved; (ii) the compilation 
of research and data related to AAPI populations and subpopulations; 
(iii) the development, monitoring, and coordination of Federal efforts 
to improve the economic and community development of AAPI businesses; 
and (iv) strategies to increase public and private-sector 
collaboration, and community involvement in improving the health, 
education, environment, and well-being of AAPIs.

Agenda

    The purpose of the meeting is to discuss strategic planning; 
establish sub-committees of the Commission to help facilitate and focus 
its work; review the work of the White House Initiative on Asian 
Americans and Pacific Islanders; and determine key strategies to help 
meet the Commission's charge as established in E.O. 13515.

Additional Information

    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Shelly Coles 
at (202) 453-7277, no later than Friday, March 4, 2011. We will attempt 
to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, cannot 
guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. Due to time constraints, there will not 
be a public comment period at this meeting, However, individuals 
wishing to provide comment(s) about the AAPI WHI or the Commission may 
contact Shelly Coles via e-mail at shelly.coles@ed.gov. Please include 
in the subject line, the wording, ``Public Comment''.
    Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the office of the White House Initiative on 
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday-Friday during 
the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Electronic Access to this Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/index.html. 
To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is 
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toll free at 1-866-512-1800; or in the Washington, DC area at 202-512-
0000.

Martha Kanter,
Under Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-4551 Filed 2-28-11; 8:45 am]
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