On July 6, 2021, the FCC released a public notice seeking nominations for membership on the Communications Equity and Diversity Council (CEDC) for the new two-year charter through June 29, 2023. 

The purpose of the CEDC is to provide recommendations to the FCC on advancing equity in the provision of and access to digital communication services and products for all people, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

Application Deadline:  August 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT

Who may apply? 

The FCC seeks applications from representatives of various sectors of the communications industry, representatives of state and local regulators, and representatives of consumer and community organizations. 

Public Notice:
URL: https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-seeks-nominations-communications-equity-and-diversity-council
PDF: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-795A1.pdf 
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-795A1.docx
Text: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-795A1.txt

General information about CEDC is available at https://www.fcc.gov/communications-equity-and-diversity-council.  For additional information about the Committee, please contact Jamila Bess Johnson, the Designated Federal Officer for the Communications Equity and Diversity Council, at 202-418-2608, or Jamila-Bess.Johnson@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in ASL may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).

Thursday, July 8, 2021