Missouri Labor Dept. hosts one day virtual Missouri Human Rights Conference

Later this morning, the one-day virtual, Missouri Human Rights Conference gets underway. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.

Governor Mike Parson has declared today Human Rights Day in Missouri. The day coincides with International Human Rights Day, which commemorates the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global enunciation of its kind. In honor of this special occasion, the Missouri Commission on Human Rights is hosting the virtual Missouri Human Rights Conference today from 10:30 am until 4 pm.

The conference gets underway with remarks from Executive Director of the Missouri Commission for Human Rights, Alisa Warren. The day also includes topics such as Civil Rights in Education, Equal Opportunity Issues of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Bias and Countermeasures. The conference is free and open to the public. It’s hosted by the Missouri Department of Labor. For more information, including free registration visit labor.mo.gov. For 89 9 KRPS, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro

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