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Welcome to the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights web site.

We are a state agency established by RSA 354-A for the purpose of eliminating discrimination in employment, public accommodations and the sale or rental of housing or commercial property, because of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability or national origin. The commission has the power to receive, investigate and pass upon complaints of illegal discrimination and to engage in research and education designed to promote good will and prevent discrimination.

Employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination is against the law in New Hampshire.

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1. Attorney Steve LaBonte, Assistant Attorney General to answer questions from last meeting

2. Approval of April 1, 2015 Minutes

3. Approval of July 31, 2014 Minutes.

4. Update on House and Senate Finance Budget Hearings

5. Status of Hiring

6. Post-PC Mediation Program Referral

7. Amicus Brief re. personal liability for aiding and abetting discrimination/retaliation: question certified to NH S.Ct. from Fred Fuller case

8. 50th Anniversary update

9. Adding Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking victims to Employment protected class of 354-A ITL’d

10. Hearing Assignments – Dalomba

11. Non-Public Session

12. Other Business

13. Handouts: Case Contract Report; Memorandum on Treaty Obligations; Hearing Schedule; Minutes of April 1 Meeting

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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month--Rotating Images

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.

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Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion is an NEH funded exhibition at the New York Historical Society which chronicles the complex history of the Chinese in America, from the early days of the China trade to the history of Chinese immigration and the life of Chinese Americans.

More about the exhibition »

Smithsonian Pinterest Page

Smithsonian Pinterest Page

The Smithsonian Institution has created a new Pinterest board in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

Visit the Pinterest page

Library of Congress Pinterest Page

Library of Congress Pinterest image

The Library of Congress has created a new Pinterest board in honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

Visit the Pinterest page

Veterans History Project

Grant Hirabayashi

Asian Pacific Americans made lasting contributions to America’s wartime efforts. Collected stories highlight service from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq.

More about Asian-Pacific American Veterans »

For Teachers

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Put the power of primary sources to work in the classroom. Browse ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides and research aids.

Educational Resources »

2015 Event Highlights

  • Throughout the Month of May

Daily Screenings: Legends of Hawai’i
Featuring the story "Pele Searches for a Home"
(American Indian Museum—NYC, Smithsonian Institution)

Other Dedicated Web Sites

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Park Service

Smithsonian Institution

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