Governor Bill Lee has appointed United Cleanup Oak Ridge’s (UCOR) Darris Upton to the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. Upton is UCOR’s Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs.

The Commission enforces the state’s anti-discrimination laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation based on race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, familial status, and age. It also coordinates compliance with provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.