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50th Anniversary Commemorative Reception - Chattanooga

Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

50th Anniversary Commemorative Reception - Chattanooga

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On March 14 2013, the Commission will convene in Chattanooga, TN to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. This reception will not only celebrate our own anniversary but also acknowledge those in the Chattanooga community that were integral in securing equal rights for citizens of this state and country. Please join us at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as we remember our past, reflect on our last fifty years of progress and celebrate our future.

We will be honoring individuals from the Chattanooga area who have made a significant impact on civil rights history in Tennessee. 

  • Councilwoman Carol Berz
  • Former Representative Tommie Brown
  • Reverend Virgil Caldwell
  • Representative JoAnne Favors
  • Mr. John P. Franklin
  • Mr. Johnny D. Holloway
  • Mr. Eddie Holmes
  • Mr. James R. Mapp
  • Pastor Randy Nabors
  • Mr. Napoleon "Donut" Williams
  • Pastor H.H. Wright
  • Ms. Hannah Martin

Please join us to learn more about our history, to honor Chattanooga community members and share your own stories of civil rights progress in the past fifty years. We will begin at 6:00 pm, Executive Director Beverly Watts will briefly share highlights of our history.  

Space is limited and registration is required for this event. Please register for this event by using the online registration above, call 615-253-1608 or email 

Parking Information:

To learn more about parking on campus, please visit to view UTC's Campus map. There is a visitor parking garage across East 5th Ave from the University Center. Mention the Tennessee Human Rights Commission for free parking in the garage. There is also street parking on East 5th available.  

Have questions about 50th Anniversary Commemorative Reception - Chattanooga? Contact Tennessee Human Rights Commission

When & Where

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - University Center - Chattanooga Room (2nd Floor)
744 East 5th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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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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