Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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1943, July, the Inter-racial Commission
established per 1943 Cum. Suppl. S.470g.
1951, July name changed to Commission on Civil Rights per P.A. 21.
1967, name changed to Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities per P.A. 636.
Historical Overview on the agency web site.
Armstead, George. The State Services of Connecticut. Hartford? Published under the direction of the Committee on Public Information and the House Committee on Publications of the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut. 1946. pp. 31-32. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc G25 ar]
Archived Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Web site, as harvested on 2007-04-13, by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archive.
Agency Documents and
Records in the State Library Collections :
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut. Inter-racial Commission.
Connecticut. Commission on Civil Rights.
Connecticut. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
Annual Reports are located in :
State Archives Record Group : RG 154
Years of Service
|Frank T. Simpson||1946-1962|
|Thomas F. Henry||1962-1965|
|Arthur L. Green||1965-1990|
|Jewel E. Brown (Acting)||1998-1999|
|Cynthia Watts Elder (Interim)||March-July 1999|
|Cynthia Watts Elder||July 1999-2003|
|Raymond P. Pech (Interim)||2003-2004|
|R. Hamisi Ingram||August 2004-Nov. 30, 2006|
|Raymond P. Pech (Interim)||Dec. 1, 2006-2008|
|Robert Brothers, Jr. (Acting)||2008-Present|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 10/2008.