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Event Description

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across the Southwest Region are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with Better Business Bureaus serving communities throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. Participants will discuss the consumer and financial issues that people in the region are facing, how organizations are reaching their audiences during the pandemic, and available FTC resources.

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.