Sheryl Shirley attended the 17th Annual Office of the Attorney General’s Wynn E. Arnold and Elyse S. Alkalay Administrative Law Workshop in Concord

Sheryl Shirley, who chairs the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, attended the 17th Annual Office of the Attorney General’s Wynn E. Arnold and Elyse S. Alkalay Administrative Law Workshop in Concord, New Hampshire. This workshop provides legal training for New Hampshire Commissioners and state board members. On April 22nd Sheryl represented the NH Commission for Human Rights in a presentation and cross-cultural exchange sponsored by the US State Department and the New Hampshire Council on World Affairs. This meeting with Pakistani Government officials, community leaders, and UN Development Program administrators was part of the U. S. Department of State’s efforts to introduce international leaders to US practices at the state and local levels. The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights is a state agency charged with eliminating discrimination. Its presentation focused on the Commission’s efforts to protect the rights of women and minorities. The NH agency provided an overview of how we conduct investigations and process complaints of discrimination, including witness interview preparation, analysis of evidence, and state and federal legal standards.