KCHR 2010 Press Releases

Below are headlines only. Read the press releases dated 2015 and prior by following this link: Commission on Human Rights - Recent Headlines

January

  • Ceremony for Kentucky Civil Rights Act 44th anniversary and human rights commission approaches 50 year mark
  • January 2010 rulings on discrimination complaints
  • State Human Rights Commission honors an American Hero with students in ML King Motorcade and remembers 50 years of service
  • KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH LISTENING TOUR SERIES

February

  • Announcing the 49th member of the Gallery of Great Black Kentuckians
  • Announcing the Kentucky Student Civil Rights Poster Contest
  • KY Human Rights Commission releases report on KY African Americans
  • Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Announces Call for Nominations
  • KY Human Rights Commission to meet in Berea to rule on complaints and recognize 50th anniversary and Black History Month with tributes to Carter Woodson, Galen Martin and David Welch

March

  • LISTENING TOUR SESSION WILL BE HELD IN PADUCAH THIS WEEK
  • KY Human Rights Commission issues March rulings on discrimination complaints
  • Celebrate KY Human Rights 50 years today at the Kentucky State Capitol!
  • Governor & others will speak about human rights in rotunda tomorrow
  • Governor will recognize Human Rights Commission 50th anniversary in capitol ceremony
  • Remembering a Kentucky woman who fled for freedom from slavery
  • In recognition of U.S. Women's History Month Carter G. Woodson is chosen as the 48th Great Black Kentuckian

April

  • KY Human Rights Commission to hold Listening Tour in Lexington
  • Human Rights Commission to hold Listening Tour in Hopkinsville
  • State Human Rights Commission statement on death of Dorothy Height
  • Overview of Kentucky Women 2010 released in support of Pay Equity Day
  • State Human Rights Commission mourns death of Civil Rights Champion Benjamin Hooks
  • Human Rights Commission will meet
  • April is Fair Housing Month in Kentucky

May

  • KY Human Rights Commission May 2010 rulings on discrimination cases
  • Kentucky Human Rights Commission will meet

June

  • Announcing the Mercer County Commission on Human Rights
  • Human and civil rights Listening Tour will be in Louisville June 29
  • Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will hold special meeting
  • Human and Civil Rights Listening Tour planned for Thursday in Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Human and Civil Rights Listening Tour to be held tomorrow in Ashland, Kentucky

July

  • Human and Civil Rights Listening Tour will be in Middlesboro July 14

September

  • Civil and Human Rights Book Fair and Great Blacks in Wax Exhibit coming to Convention Center in Louisville
  • Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame to induct new members in October
  • The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will induct civil and human rights heroes to its 2010 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
  • Rulings on Discrimination Complaints for August and September
  • Campbellsville University gives CU Leadership Award to John J. Johnson, KY Human Rights director
  • Sign up for the region's largest civil and human rights conference of 2010
  • If your passion is civil and human rights, here is the chance to interact with leaders and advocates to make a difference.

October

  • Discrimination complaint rulings for the month of October
  • Announcing the 2010 Inductees to the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame
  • Over 400 have signed up for largest public civil and human rights conference in KY history
  • Hurry! The deadline to register is tonight at 11:59 pm. Sign up now at www.kchr.ky.gov. If registering by telephone the deadline is today by 4:30 p.m.
  • Director of Leadership Conference of Civil and Human Rights Wade Henderson to speak in Louisville this Friday
  • HUD Assistant Secretary to Announce Partnership with Kentucky State University at Largest Public Civil Rights Conference in KY history
  • Kweisi Mfume to speak in Louisville

November

  • KY Human Rights Commission Golden Anniversary Luncheon to be held in Frankfort
  • The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will celebrate its final 50-year anniversary event with a Moonlite Bar-B-Q luncheon at the Frankfort Convention Center. Judge Sara Walter Combs, the first female chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, will be the keynote speaker.
  • Workshops offered on Kentucky Native American civil rights and contemporary issues

December

  • Discrimination conciliation agreements brought $76,750 in compensation to complainants today including $45,000 to one complainant.
  • KY Human Rights Commission Luncheon in Frankfort this Thursday is postponed
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