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FCC’s Task Force to Prevent Digital Discrimination Listening Session

September 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT

September 29 at 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Medgar Evers College
Academic Complex Building AB1
Edison O. Jackson Auditorium
1638 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

On Friday, September 29, 2023, the FCC’s Task Force to Prevent Digital Discrimination will host a listening session in New York City to gain additional information and understanding from affected communities, state, local, and Tribal governments, public interest advocates, and providers about challenges, barriers and experiences in ensuring all people of the United States benefit from equal access to broadband.  The purpose of the listening session is to continue the Commission’s outreach in support of its ongoing efforts to promote equal access to broadband for everyone.

The listening session will take place from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT, at the Medgar Evers College, Academic Complex Building AB1, Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, 1638 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225.  The program agenda will include presentations from the Task Force, local leaders and other stakeholders, and will include an opportunity for members of the public to share their broadband access experiences in furtherance of the Commission’s goals to create a framework for addressing digital discrimination. The listening session will be recorded and archived on the FCC’s website.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Requests for accommodations should be submitted via e-mail to or by calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice).  Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed.  In addition, please include a way for the FCC to contact the requester if more information is needed to fill the request. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate.

Additional information about the listening sessions and the Task Force’s work can be found at:  To contact or request a meeting with the Task Force to Prevent Digital Discrimination, email  If you have any other questions, please contact us at


September 29, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
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