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

City of Shelton v. CHRO

On September 23, 2014 the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities by the City of Shelton. The City claimed that the Commission was illegally deciding matters of federal law in violation of the United States Constitution. The … More City of Shelton v. CHRO

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

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