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Agency Mission

The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities 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. 



Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary July 26th 

Celebrate in New Haven 


CHRO 2015 Leaders and LegendsAwards

(dedicated to David S. Stowe (1950-2015), civil rights advocate and activist)

The award ceremony will be held on July 30, 2015

at the State Capitol from 3:00-5:00.  



“World Breastfeeding Week” at Hartford Hospital

August 5, 2015

Featuring CHRO Attorney Kimberly Jacobsen






HUD Fair Housing Videos for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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