Commission Presents "Dessert and Dialogue"

Community Members Invited to Share Thoughts on Human Rights Issues

The Florida Commission on Human Relations presents “Dessert and Dialogue,” which will combine the tasting of desserts from around the world with a guided discussion on human rights issues.

Tallahassee – The Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) and Keiser University present “Dessert and Dialogue,” part of the Diversity Dinner series. This event will give community members the opportunity to come together and share their thoughts about diversity and human relations issues by openly participating in a guided discussion.

Moderating the event will be Sarah Grady-Ackerman, former Tallahassee news anchor and talk show host.

Derick Daniel, Executive Director of the FCHR says, “We are excited to bring this event to the community again this year! We hope to use this dialogue to raise the level of awareness about diversity and human rights issues, as well as to create a comfortable environment for community members to express themselves.”

The event will take an international theme, with a sampling of desserts from around the world prepared by students of Keiser University’s Capital Culinary Institute.

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the Florida Civil Rights Act and Fair Housing Act. The Florida Legislature has declared that the purpose of these laws is to protect the people of Florida from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status.

Fair treatment, equal access and mutual respect are the benchmarks of the Commission’s commitment. Commission works to foster tolerance and understanding in communities statewide.