Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Newsletter, Winter 2016

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Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

Newsletter, Winter 2016

Table of Contents:

  • Hurry! Register for Legal Symposium in honor of KY Civil Rights Act 50th Anniversary
  • Celebrate the Kentucky Civil Rights Act signed Jan. 27, 1966 (by John J. Johnson, KCHR executive director)
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday events in the region
  • Commission meets in January
  • Commission issues final order, rules Lexington housing provider in violation of Civil Rights Act
  • Commission Rulings
  • 2015 Annual Report available at
  • 10th Annual Kentucky Hispanic, immigrant and refugee Networking Summit
  • Lt. Governor is first elected African American statewide official
  • KCHR employee Fox recognized for charity work, commission also honored
  • McWilliams awarded for 20 years with commission
  • KCHR employee honored for 10 years of service at commission and in Louisville women's sports for coaching
  • Black History Month celebration at the capitol
  • Three commissioner reappointments to KY Human Rights Board
  • Disability Awareness month
  • KY Human Rights Commission urges public to amend constitution to automatically restore voting rights
  • 28 African American Legislators listed in state history
  • KCHR denounces recent KKK activity