Sherronda Sheppard, Special Assistant, Office of the Commissioner

Honoring the Civil Rights Act’s Legacy Through Equitable Service

July 2, 2024 • By

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Six decades ago, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ushered in a new era of equality and justice for all Americans. This landmark legislation was intended to dismantle racial segregation and advanced equity for all Americans, by prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. As we commemorate the Act’s 60th anniversary, […]

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Celebrating the Life of Hydeia Loren Broadbent, HIV/AIDS Activist

March 8, 2024 • By

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“AIDS is something that happened to me but does not define who I am as a person.” To commemorate Women’s History Month and National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10th, we honor the life and legacy of activist Hydeia Loren Broadbent, who died on February 20, 2024. Diagnosed with HIV at the […]

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