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

  • July 21, 2021 – DFEH Sues California Gaming Companies for Equal Pay Violations, Sex Discrimination, and Sexual Harassment. View press release (PDF)
  • July 7, 2021 – New release: DFEH's July newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)
  • June 22, 2021 – DFEH Special Update: Hiring Newsletter. View newsletter (PDF)

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

Public Notices and Events

  • July 25, 2021 – Repair: Civics Project Interview on Fair Housing law and Policy. Register
  • August 3, 2021 – California Foundation for Independent Living Centers: Housing Eviction Moratorium Changes and Impacts. View Flyer or Register
  • August 19, 2021 – Storz Management Company: Managers Meeting

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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