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New York City
City Commission on Human Rights



Address:40 Rector St., 10th Fl. New York NY 10006
Telephone(s):(212) 306-5070
Fax:
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/cchr/


Description:

CCHR enforces the City's Human Rights Law, which prohibits discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodation. It is against the law to discriminate against a person because of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship or alienage status and, in some cases, marital or parental status, occupation or conviction record. The NYC Commission on Human Rights protects the civil rights of the public, intervenes in crisis situations, educates the public, investigates the adjudicates individual and systemic complaints, resolves human rights complaints, and awards damages and orders affirmative relief.




Hours:

Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Eligibility Requirements:

New York City residents are eligible.




Services Offered:Benefits AssistanceDiscrimination AssistanceHousing Discrimination AssistanceMediationWorkshops / Symposiums
Languages Offered:Spanish