Commission on Human Rights
KY Human Rights Commission Golden Anniversary Luncheon to be held in Frankfort
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.
The Grande Finale Golden Anniversary Commemorative Luncheon will be at 12:30 pm EST, Thursday, Dec. 16, at the Frankfort Convention Center. The public is invited to attend this special event honoring the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and its 50 years in the journey of civil rights. The Frankfort Convention Center is located at 405 Mero Street in Frankfort, Ky.
The deadline for registration is Tuesday, December 7th. Tickets to cover the cost of the event are $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight. Make checks payable to the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, Attention Arthur Kaufman, 332 W. Broadway, Seventh Floor, Louisville, Ky. 40202. For more information, call the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights at (502) 595-4024 in Louisville or 1 (800) 292-5566 toll-free.
The commission has held a number of education and outreach events throughout 2010 to recognize its 50-year mark. The first state human rights commission south of the Mason-Dixon Line was created by the late Gov. Bert T. Combs on March 21, 1960, when he signed its establishment act passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.
The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is the state government agency that enforces the Kentucky Civil Rights Act and federal civil rights laws, all of which prohibit discrimination.