Webinar: Human Rights History & The Tennessee Human Rights Commission
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)
Get ready for International Human Rights Day (Dec 10) by learning more about human rights history, the Commission's history and an overview of our work today in this informative webinar.
Webinar discussion will include:
- Human Rights Development in the United States
- Tennessee's Human Rights History and the Commission's role
- Overview of the Commissions work today
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
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Sabrina Hooper is the Deputy Director for the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. As Deputy Director she is responsible for managing the agency's enforcement program for employment, housing and public accommodation. Ms. Hooper graduated from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, with a master's degree in Public Administration. Previous to joining the Commission, Ms. Hooper has worked as Director/ADA Coordinator - Office of Equal Opportunity for Murray State. In that capacity, she was responsible to the University President for all aspects of the University's compliance with federal/state laws, regulations and university polices /procedures regarding Affirmative Action and disability.
Tennessee Human Rights Commission
The Commission is an independent state agency responsible for enforcing the Tennessee Human Rights Act & the Tennessee Disability Act which prohibit discrimination in housing, employment and public accomodation on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status (housing only) and age (40 and over in employment only). The Commission also coordinates the state's compliance with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination by state agencies receiving federal financial assistance.
Our mission is to safeguard individuals from discrimination through enforcement and education.