California’s Civil Rights Agency

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, businesses, and state-funded programs, and from bias-motivated violence and human trafficking.

DFEH News and Alerts

  • September 7, 2021 – New release: DFEH's September newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • August 23, 2021 – Fresno Area Funeral Home Resolves DFEH Sexual Harassment Lawsuit. View English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF)
  • August 16, 2021 – Notice of worker rights in a pending sex discrimination and harassment lawsuit brought by the government, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) v. Riot Games, Inc. (Los Angeles County, Superior Court of California, Case No. 18STCV03957). View notice (PDF)
  • August 16, 2021 – DFEH Files Request for Enforcement of Court Order Compelling Riot Games, Inc. to Send Notice to Workers about their Right to Speak with the Government. View press release (PDF)

Get the latest information about the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) from our DFEH News page.

Public Notices and Events

  • September 23, 2021 – CALTRANS: Housing and Transportation: Best Practices For Bolstering Fair Housing
  • September 28, 2021 – American Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Center and Advisory Council: DEI Summit
  • September 30, 2021 – Shaw Law Group: New Resources for Compliance with California’s “Fair Chance Act”. Register
  • September 30, 2021 – COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force: Del Norte Employer Webinar
  • October 8, 2021 – Community Associations Institute – San Diego Chapter: CAI-SD Educational Conference and Trade-show
  • October 20, 2021 – San Diego Regional Task Force to End Homelessness: Annual Fair Employment and Housing Training

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Communication Center: 800-884-1684 (voice), 800-700-2320 (TTY) or
California's Relay Service at 711 | contact.center@dfeh.ca.gov