The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced that President and CEO, Javier Palomarez, will join the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) new Advisory Committee on Diversity Communications in the Digital Age.
"It is with great pride that we have our USHCC president and CEO, Javier Palomarez appointed to this significant committee of the FCC, advocating for diversity in communications," says USHCC Chairman Nina Vaca. "I am confident that his depth of experience leading the USHCC and tirelessly advocating for Hispanic business in the digital and broadband industries will make him a strong voice on this committee."
The Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age will make recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding policies and practices that will enable minorities and women to participate in telecommunications and related industries.
Specifically, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry to communications and related industries for historically disadvantaged businesses, exploring ways in which to ensure universal access to and adoption of broadband in underserved communities, and creating an environment that enables employment of a diverse workforce within the communications and related industries.