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Webinar: Human Rights History & The Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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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
 
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Webinar: Human Rights History & The Tennessee Human Rights Commission
Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

Access: http://stateoftennessee.adobeconnect.com/dec52013webinar/

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PRESENTERS
Presentering this presentation are THRC's Executive Director Beverly Watts and Deputy Director Sabrina Hooper. 

Nashville native Beverly Watts was appointed the Executive Director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission in July 2007.  Prior to her current appointment, she has served as Special Advisor to the Chair at the U S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission responsible for state and local relations. She has more than 25 years of civil rights enforcement and education experience in the public and private sector. Beverly is the recipient of numerous awards including the July 2005 Induction to the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame. She is the recipient of the 2005 Louisville Metro MLK Freedom Award; 2003 Women Leading Kentucky Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award and the 2003 EEOC/FEPA Award for Innovative Outreach to name a few. She is a graduate of Tennessee State University, Southern Illinois University, and has attended Duke University Leadership Program for State Executives and the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. 

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.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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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.

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