An advisory panel that focuses on ways to expand access to banking services by underserved populations is set to meet publicly via webcast Oct. 22 to discuss, among other things, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on households, according to a meeting notice by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC).
The FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion’s Oct. 22 agenda will focus on updates from the committee members about key challenges facing their communities or organizations, results of the 2019 Household Survey of the Underbanked, and other various reports relating to the financial condition of and challenges facing households during the pandemic.
The advisory committee was originally chartered in 2006. Currently, the FDIC on its website lists 14 members currently who come from the financial services industry, the Federal Reserve, community-based and consumer organizations, and academia.
The meeting notice is slated for publication Wednesday in the Federal Register.