Fifth U.S. Open Government National Action Plan
Commitment Tracker


Revise the Federal Standards for Collecting and Reporting Race and Ethnicity

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Progress for this commitment is tracked based on the following sub-commitment(s). You can also view the full text of this commitment.

US0114.0 The Working Group has committed to soliciting public input on the Working Group’s recommendations on race and ethnicity standards.
Agency Office of Management and Budget, Office of the Chief Statistician

The Working Group is employing a variety of outreach and communications methods to offer diverse ways for the public to engage, and to ensure meaningful public participation in the review of the race and ethnicity standards. Outreach efforts to date include three White House blog posts, a dedicated public website (, bi-monthly listening sessions where the public can share input with the members of the Working Group, participation in professional conferences and stakeholder convenings, and a 90-day Federal Register Notice that resulted in over 20,000 public comments.

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