The Second Civic Leadership Forum in 2018 sponsored by the APAPA Albany Chapter will on be:
October 18, 2018
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
at Chinese Community Center, 11 Avis Dr. Latham, NY

Know Your Rights Under the NYS Human Rights Law

       Stand against bias and discrimination

New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) Commissioner Helen Diane Foster will educate our Asian American community members on the resources and protections available to all New Yorkers under state law.

DHR’s mission is to ensure that “every individual . . . has an equal opportunity to participate fully in the economic, cultural and intellectual life of the State.” It does so in many ways, including the following:

(1) Through the vigorous prosecution of unlawful discriminatory practices;

(2) Through the receipt, investigation, and resolution of complaints of discrimination;

(3) Through the creation of studies, programs, and campaigns designed to, among other things, inform and educate the public on the effects of discrimination and the rights and obligations under the law; and

(4) Through the development of human rights policies and proposed legislation for the State.

Foods will be served. RSVP is required.