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Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. Aviation Workforce

July 16, 2021

Washington, DC- Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) announced the subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Bridging the Gap: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. Aviation Workforce.” This hearing is an opportunity for Members to learn from key stakeholders about the barriers to entry in careers in the U.S. aviation industry for underrepresented groups, including women and communities of color, and hear their recommendations for developing a robust and diverse U.S. aviation workforce.

More information about the hearing, including witness testimony and a livestream, can be found here once available.

HEARING DETAILS

The Subcommittee on Aviation hearing on: 

“Bridging the Gap: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. Aviation Workforce”

Tuesday July 20, 2021

11:00 a.m. EDT

2167 Rayburn House Office Building and virtually

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