About Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

​Our Mission:

To eradicate discrimination in the Commonwealth through enforcement of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act.

Our Vision:

A Commonwealth united against discrimination. A Commonwealth united for equality.

Our Social Media:

@humanrightsky on Twitter and Instagram.

Our Mandate by The Kentucky Civil Rights Act

To safeguard all individuals within the state from discrimination because of familial status, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age 40 and over, or because of the person's status as a qualified individual with a disability as defined in KRS 344.010 and KRS 344.030; Thereby to protect their interest in personal dignity and freedom from humiliation, to make available to the state their full productive capacities, to secure the state against domestic strife and unrest which would menace its democratic institutions, to preserve the public safety, health, and general welfare, and to further the interest, rights, and privileges of individuals within the state.

Protected Classes By State

Click here to view a Tableau map of protected classes by state​.