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The Tennessee Human Rights Board of Commissioner’s accepted the annual report for fiscal year 2018-2019 for release at the September 13, 2019 Commission meeting.  The full report is available here

The report details statistical information, actions and initiatives to safeguard individuals from discrimination through education and enforcement. 

The report was released to the public on October 8, 2019.


The annual Title VI training for state Title VI coordinators was held on July 30, 2019. Information presented during this training included an overview of Title VI fundamentals for new coordinators, an explanation of the implementation plan guidelines for FY 2019-2020 and regulatory authority training instruction.

THRC executive director, Beverly Watts gave a day-long presentation on the overall Title VI compliance program to state agencies.

Robin Derryberry

Tennessee Human Rights Board of Commissioners, Chair Robin Derryberry talks to WUTC radio in Chattanooga to give background information on THRC.  Click the link here for the full interview.

Rosetta Miller Perry

Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry, a long-time Civil Rights activist has been named the recipient of the 2019 Tennessee Human Rights Commission’s Jocelyn D. Wurzburg Civil Rights Legacy Award. 

Mrs. Miller Perry was presented with the award on July 19, 2019.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 05:00pm

Nashville International Human Rights Day Celebration

First Amendment Center 1207 18th Ave S #200 Nashville, TN 37212

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 11:00am

Chattanooga International Human Rights Day Celebration

St. Paul's Episcopal Church- Key Andrews Hall 305 W 7th Street at Pine Chattanooga, TN 37402

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 07:30am

IMF MLK Labor Breakfast

Fisk University Jubilee Hall- Appleton Room 1000 17th Avenue N. Nashville, TN 37208

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