Tennessee Human Rights Commission Release 2018 Annual Report

THRC Commissioners Approve Release of Annual Report
Friday, October 26, 2018 | 09:24am

NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) released its annual report for the 2017-2018 fiscal year at the September 2018 Commission meeting.  The full report is available here.

THRC’s Board of Commissioners reviewed and approved the annual report during the public meeting.

“We are excited to present our annual report to the Board of Commissioners and release our accomplishments to the public” said Beverly Watts, THRC Executive Director. “THRC is always looking for opportunities to better serve the public and our report shows that we have done an exceptional job for those we serve” said Watts.

The report details statistical information about THRC activities and provides some case specific information.

The Tennessee Human Rights Commission is an independent state agency responsible for enforcing the state’s anti-discrimination laws, which prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodation and coordinates compliance with Title VI of the Civil rights Act of 1964.

The Commission's role is to enforce and prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation based on race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age (40 and over in employment), familial status (housing only) and retaliation in employment, housing and public accommodations.