Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission The Lexington-Fayette Urban Country Human Rights Commission investigates discrimination complaints i

The Lexington-Fayette Urban Country Human Rights Commission investigates discrimination complaints in Employment, Housing and Public Accommodation. The Commission is also tasked with enforcement of local Americans with Disabilities Act access violations as well as the local conversion therapy ban.

The Commission is excited to announce our Commission officers for 2024: Janice Wyatt-Ross, Chair, Barbara Ellerbrook, Vi...
01/08/2024

The Commission is excited to announce our Commission officers for 2024: Janice Wyatt-Ross, Chair, Barbara Ellerbrook, Vice-Chair, Chris Pemberton, Secretary and David Blake, Treasurer.

01/01/2024
The Commission is updating its phone system today and there may be periods of time phone access is not a available. If y...
11/21/2023

The Commission is updating its phone system today and there may be periods of time phone access is not a available. If you cannot reach us by phone, please visit our website www.lexhumanrights.org or by email at [email protected].

Enforcing civil rights laws in Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky. Know Your Rights Our mission is to safeguard the legal rights of individuals regarding discrimination and to promote mutual understanding and respect among the people of Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky. We're Hiring! 〰️ We're ...

The Commission enjoyed our second stint at Henry Clay High School this afternoon talking about the HRC, discrimination a...
11/10/2023

The Commission enjoyed our second stint at Henry Clay High School this afternoon talking about the HRC, discrimination and how our work assists with the homeless population.

The Commission's office will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veteran's Day.
11/09/2023

The Commission's office will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veteran's Day.

Yesterday, Raymond Sexton, Cynthia Fox, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and youth from South Elkhorn Christian Churc...
11/07/2023

Yesterday, Raymond Sexton, Cynthia Fox, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and youth from South Elkhorn Christian Church testified before the Kentucky Legislature’s Commission on Race & Access to Opportunity regarding the removal of slavery exemption clause from Section 25 of the Kentucky Constitution.

Commissioners Blake and Ellerbrook at the Boards and Commissions Fair!
11/04/2023

Commissioners Blake and Ellerbrook at the Boards and Commissions Fair!

The Commission is hiring for a full-time Investigator! Come work with us!
11/01/2023

The Commission is hiring for a full-time Investigator! Come work with us!

The Commission is hiring for a part-time Administrative Assistant! Come work with us!
11/01/2023

The Commission is hiring for a part-time Administrative Assistant! Come work with us!

The Color of Law & Just Action: An Evening with the Authors
10/24/2023

The Color of Law & Just Action: An Evening with the Authors

Don’t let this guy open your company up to liability! Did you know that the Commission provides free training for employ...
10/23/2023

Don’t let this guy open your company up to liability! Did you know that the Commission provides free training for employers? Check out our training sessions on our website!

Thank you to Lexington Fire Department for their quick response and getting a fire in our building under control 🔥
10/19/2023

Thank you to Lexington Fire Department for their quick response and getting a fire in our building under control 🔥

The Commission would like to wish Investigator, Emily Evans a Happy Birthday 🎂🎁🎉🎈🎊
10/09/2023

The Commission would like to wish Investigator, Emily Evans a Happy Birthday 🎂🎁🎉🎈🎊

10/02/2023

Our phones are back up. Thank for your patience while they were down.

At this time we are unable to receive calls at the office. Phone services are down in our area. They are working to rest...
10/02/2023

At this time we are unable to receive calls at the office. Phone services are down in our area. They are working to restore services and we hope to be up and running soon. In the meantime visit oue website at www.lexhumanrights.org for assistance.

Enforcing civil rights laws in Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky. Know Your Rights Our mission is to safeguard the legal rights of individuals regarding discrimination and to promote mutual understanding and respect among the people of Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky. The Commission is celebrati...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEcomKwJxEAPitfalls of Reasonable Accommodation training in conjunction with the Equal E...
09/28/2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEcomKwJxEA

Pitfalls of Reasonable Accommodation training in conjunction with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as part of our 2023 Joint Innovation Project.

Representatives of the Lexington Human Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission explore the pitfalls that can occur with reasonable ...

09/27/2023

The Blue Grass Community Foundation is presenting an evening with Richard and Leah Rothstein, authors of “The Color of Law” and “Just Action.” As part of the UnDesign the Redline project, and in partnership with Lexington Public Library and designing the WE, the discussion is hosted by KET’s Renee Shaw, and is free to the public. The event is being held at the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center Worsham Cinema from 6:30 – 8:30p on Tuesday, October 24. Reserve a ticket at the link below!

www.bgcf.org/events

Reminder to join us tomorrow for a free Zoom training on reasonable accommodation as it pertains to pregnancy, religion ...
09/27/2023

Reminder to join us tomorrow for a free Zoom training on reasonable accommodation as it pertains to pregnancy, religion and disability!

The Commission would like to wish Investigator, Emily Evans a happy one year work anniversary! We appreciate Ms. Evans’ ...
09/19/2023

The Commission would like to wish Investigator, Emily Evans a happy one year work anniversary! We appreciate Ms. Evans’ service to the Commission and the citizens of Fayette County.

State Senator, Amanda Mays Bledsoe stopped by our office yesterday to pick up her Human Rights Ally Award. Senator Bleds...
09/15/2023

State Senator, Amanda Mays Bledsoe stopped by our office yesterday to pick up her Human Rights Ally Award. Senator Bledsoe was honored at our 60th anniversary celebration for her advocacy and endless support to the Commission during her time as a Councilmember with LFUCG! Thank you Senator Bledsoe!!

The Commission would like to wish Tami Reed, Senior Office Manager a very happy birthday 🎊🎁🎈🎉🎂
09/10/2023

The Commission would like to wish Tami Reed, Senior Office Manager a very happy birthday 🎊🎁🎈🎉🎂

Stop by and see us at the Roots & Heritage Festival!
09/09/2023

Stop by and see us at the Roots & Heritage Festival!

The Commission office will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of the Labor Day holiday
09/04/2023

The Commission office will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of the Labor Day holiday

Day one of HUD’s Fair Housing Leadership Conference 🏠 🟰
08/30/2023

Day one of HUD’s Fair Housing Leadership Conference 🏠 🟰

The Kentucky delegation at the 2023 IAOHRA Conference: Bethesda, Maryland
08/17/2023

The Kentucky delegation at the 2023 IAOHRA Conference: Bethesda, Maryland

08/16/2023

The interactive exhibit aims to spark conversations about structural racism and inequities that have shaped our cities and communities.

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342 Waller Avenue, Suite. 1A
Lexington, KY
40504

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

+18592524931

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