Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

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Connecticut Commission onHuman Rights and Opportunities

21 Grand Street, Hartford, Connecticut  06106Telephone: (860) 541-3400 Toll Free (CT): 1-800-477-5737Fax: (860) 246-5419

Our Purpose
 

Agency Mission: The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the state through advocacy and education.

Statutory Authority: Connecticut General Statutes, Chapter 814c. Link directly to the Connecticut General Statutes at:http://www.cga.ct.gov/2005/pub/Chap814c.htm

Statutory Responsibility
    It is the statutory responsibility of the Commission to:

  • Enforce human rights laws that ban illegal discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and credit transactions.
  • Monitor compliance with state contract compliance laws and with laws requiring affirmative action in state agency personnel practices.
  • Establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons in Connecticut through education and outreach activities.

Link to  historical overview of Commission's purpose.


 

Location: 

Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
21 Grand Street
06106 Hartford , CT
United States
Phone: 800-477-5737
Fax: 860-246-5419
Connecticut US