CHRO Attorneys Participate in Forum on Anti-Muslim Bullying

From an article appearing in the Record-Journal: MERIDEN — State and federal agencies presented a forum on anti-bullying Saturday afternoon at the Baitul Aman Mosque in South Meriden, two days after a city resident was arrested and charged by the U.S. Department of Justice with damages to religious property, a month after shots were fired into … More CHRO Attorneys Participate in Forum on Anti-Muslim Bullying

PRESS RELEASE: CHRO APPLAUDS EXPANSION OF COMBAT ROLES FOR WOMEN

HARTFORD, CT – Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently announced that all combat jobs in the military will be open to women for the first time. As with the racial integration of the armed forces and the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”, the full expansion of combat roles for women represents the opening of another … More PRESS RELEASE: CHRO APPLAUDS EXPANSION OF COMBAT ROLES FOR WOMEN

CHRO Principal Attorney Charles Krich Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles Krich, the CHRO’s Principal Attorney, won the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Lifetime Achievement Award last night for his contributions in shaping anti-discrimination law in Connecticut. Krich has worked with the CHRO since 1981. Starting as a Research Specialist, he became the Principal Attorney in 1998. During his time at the Commission, Krich has done more than almost … More CHRO Principal Attorney Charles Krich Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

CHRO Attends Annual “Stand Down” Event

The Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities attended the 21st annual CT Department of Veterans’ Affairs “Stand Down” event at the Veteran’s Home in Rocky Hill last Friday, September 18th. The event provided access to health and wellness services, employment and education assistance, and information on state and federal benefits. Around a thousand veterans attended along … More CHRO Attends Annual “Stand Down” Event

CHRO Connects: UConn’s Human Rights Institute

On Wednesday October 8, 2014, Civil Rights Policy Fellow Danielle Caron connected with UConn’s Human Rights Institute at their showing of the film Freedom Summer. This showing was part of the larger Human Rights Film Series being put on monthly at the Storrs campus. For a complete list of events from the Human Rights Institute, … More CHRO Connects: UConn’s Human Rights Institute

CHRO Connects: Forced Out! From Conflict to Connecticut

On Tuesday October 7, 2014 Civil Rights Policy Fellow Danielle Caron attended an event titled “Forced Out! From Conflict to Connecticut: The Story of Refugees in our State.” This event took place at the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, CT and was presented by The World Affairs Council of Connecticut. The World Affairs … More CHRO Connects: Forced Out! From Conflict to Connecticut