The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and the University of Kentucky College of Law are hosting a law symposium in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. Governor Edward T. Breathitt signed the Kentucky Civil Rights Act into law on January 27, 1966. The act was the first of its kind passed in a southern state.
The symposium will consist of a series of panels and speakers prominent in the civil rights arena, including legislators, judges, activists and attorneys. The keynote speaker will be Patricia Timmons-Goodson, Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Cost - Free.
January 27, 2016
Law School Courtroom, University of Kentucky College of Law
620 South Limestone Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40508
Registration - 8 a.m.
Symposium - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Lunch on your own)
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UPDATED RSVP INFORMATION: While there is no fee to attend, you MUST pre-register by going to http://law.uky.edu/civilrightssymp, or calling the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Education and Outreach Department at 1-502-566-9961. Seating is limited and on a first come-first served basis.