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What's Happening

2012 January - March
NYC - CCHR Logo Commissioner Gatling Meets With Indian Human Rights Advocates and Reporters, 03-28-12
NYC Human Rights Commissioner Patricia Gatling hosted a group of Indian human rights advocate and reporters through a US State Department visitors program.
 
NYC - CCHR Logo Commission Connects to Social Media, 03-12-12
The NYC Commission on Human Rights launched its own Facebook page.
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S. Korean Human Rights Leaders Visit Commission Adult Literacy Class, 02-02-12 

S. Korean Human Rights Leaders Visit Commission Adult Literacy Class, 02-02-12
(Far left) Dr. Jaechul Kim (Sr. Research Fellow & Chief of Social & Cultural Dept. in Gwangju Development Institute), and (left) Mr. Kyung-ryul Lee (Director of the Human Rights Office of Gwangju City) visit an ESOL class at the Flushing Library. Joining them were NYS Assembly Member Grace Meng, and from the Commission, Deputy Commissioner/General Counsel Cliff Mulqueen, and Deputy Commissioner Lee Hudson.
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Commission Meeting, 01-19-12 

Commission Meeting, 01-19-12
Human Rights Commissioner/Chair Patricia Gatling updated the Commission’s Mayoral appointed Human Rights Commissioners about the recent work of the Commission.

 
Commissioner Gatling is Keynote Speaker at MLK Jr. Event, 01-16-12 

Commissioner Gatling is Keynote Speaker at MLK Jr. Event, 01-16-12
NYC Human Rights Commissioner Patricia L. Gatling was the keynote speaker at a NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) event celebrating the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Church of the Nazarene, Brooklyn.

 
Diversity in Advertising Forum, 01-12-12 

Diversity in Advertising Forum, 01-12-12
NYC Human Rights Commissioner Patricia L. Gatling (left) was a key speaker at a forum regarding diversity in the advertising industry. Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Seiz sponsored the event.

 
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Commission Issues a Final Decision and Order, 01-09-12
The Commission ordered a large housing provider in the Bronx to pay a disabled tenant $50,000 in compensatory damages and pay the City of NY a fine in the amount of $140,000.
Read the Final Decision and Order (in PDF)