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

  • May 6, 2021 – DFEH Holds Civil Rights Hearing on Algorithms and Bias. View Press Release (PDF)
  • May 5, 2021 – DFEH releases: Updated DFEH Housing Information on-COVID-19 FAQ. View the FAQ in English (PDF).
  • May 4, 2021 – DFEH releases: DFEH Healthcare Information on COVID-19 FAQ. View the FAQ in English (PDF)

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

Public Notices and Events

  • May 11, 2021 – University of California’s Employment Practices Improvement Committee (EPIC): EPIC Webinar
  • May 19, 2021 – State Council on Developmental Disability: Know Your Fair Housing Rights
  • May 20, 2021 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Justice Impact Summer Institute
  • May 28, 2021 – Compton College: EEO 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