NYC Announces Veterans An Active Military Service Members Are Protected From Bias

New York City has begun enforcement of a new law that protects current and prior military service members from discrimination, bias, and harassment. Continue Reading →

Mayors Office Host A Day Of Action Bringing Info And Resources To NYC’s Dreamers

Today, the City hosted a Day of Action on the DACA program, providing information and resources for New York City’s 30,000 Dreamers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

NYC And San Francisco File Brief On Behalf Of Transgender Students

The de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City, in collaboration with the City and County of San Francisco, and together with a coalition of 29 other municipalities across the nation, has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the plaintiff in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.  Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Reports Significant Increase In Discrimination Inquiries

The NYC Commission on Human Rights reported a significant increase in discrimination inquiries in 2016, receiving 8,330 reports in 2016 compared to 5,296 reports in 2015, a nearly 60 percent increase meaning that more New Yorkers are recognizing the Commission as a credible venue for justice. Continue Reading →

De Blasio’s NYC Commission On Human Rights Joins Univision And Others On 3-Day Phone-A-Thon

mayor-de-blasio1Today, the NYC Commission on Human Rights joins Univision New York, El Diario, Radio WADO, New York Immigration Coalition, Catholic Charities, the NY State Office for New Americans and others for a 3-day phone-a-thon. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio And Others Announce New Caregiver Law

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Today, Mayor de Blasio and New York City Commission on Human Rights Commissioner and Chair Carmelyn P. Malalis announce that new caregiver protections go into effect, protecting people with care giving responsibilities. Continue Reading →