Amy Sosinski – UT College of Law Education Practicum

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Amy Sosinski of the UT College of Law Education Practium brings testimony on racial disparities in school discipline policies.
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The mission of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission is to safeguard individuals from discrimination through enforcement and education.

The Commission is an independent state agency responsible for enforcing the Tennessee Human Rights Act and the Tennessee Disability Act which prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodation on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status (housing only) and age (40 and over in employment). The Commission is also responsible for coordinating the State of Tennessee’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination based on race, color and national origin by State agencies receiving federal financial assistance.

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