In 1945, seventy-five years ago, New York State became the first state in the nation to enact legislation prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, color, creed, and national origin. This is how the Division of Human Rights was born and we are proud to say that today, we continue in our legacy of leadership.
This year we celebrate this great achievement and milestone in our agency's history. We invite you to celebrate with us.
The first part of this event will focus on the history and legacy of the Human Rights Law, and our agency's role. The second part of the program will provide a comparative analysis of different jurisdictions and protections pertaining to discrimination under the law and explore how state and local human rights laws have served to advance the causes of justice and equality.
Capacity is limited. Reserve your spot today.