Advocacy Submits Comment Letter to DOI on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through Recreation Opportunities
The Office of Advocacy (Advocacy) of the U.S. Small Business Administration respectfully submitted the following comments on the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)’s request for comments regarding implementation of Executive Order 13985 (EO), on advancing equity in underserved communities. Advocacy encourages DOI and its subagencies to review and revise the policies and procedures outlined below to ensure greater equity for small businesses, small governmental jurisdictions, and small organizations and to adopt permanent strategies by which the agency will measure and increase equity within its policies and rulemakings.
 Exec. Order No. 13985, 86 Fed Reg. 7009 (January 25, 2021).