As detailed in the agenda, the meeting featured a report from each of the ACDDE’s working groups on activities and deliberations during the 2019-2021 two-year charter period. The ACDDE’s three working groups are: (1) Access to Capital Working Group, which examines ways to improve access to capital in order to encourage management and ownership of broadcast properties by a diverse range of voices, including minorities and women; (2) Digital Empowerment and Inclusion Working Group, which assesses access, adoption, and use of broadband and new technologies by underresourced communities; and (3) Diversity in the Tech Sector Working Group, which examines issues pertaining to hiring, promotion, and retention of women and minorities in tech industries.
The ACDDE meeting was convened in an online format and was available to the public via live feed from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live. The public was also able to follow the meeting on Twitter@fcc or via the Commission’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fcc. Members of the public submitted questions during the meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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