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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, and public accommodations and from hate violence and human trafficking.

DFEH News and Alerts

  • July 22, 2020 - Announcing a New DFEH Resource to be published every other month. View newsletter (PDF)
  • June 30, 2020 - DFEH Sues Cisco Systems, Inc. And Former Managers For Caste-Based Discrimination. View press release (PDF)
  • June 15, 2020 - San Diego Homeowners Association, Board Members and Property Management Co. to pay $120,000 to Settle Housing Retaliation Case. 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

  • July 27, 2020 – Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC): Remote Teleconference. View FEHC page
  • July 29, 2020 – Shaw Law Group: COVID-19 and the Interactive Process
  • August 11, 2020 – California Reentry San Quentin: Fair Chance Act and Fair Housing
  • August 13, 2020 – The Regional Task Force on the Homeless: San Diego Continuum of Care (CoC) Meeting
  • August 20, 2020 – Inland Empire Fair Chance Coalition: Fair Housing
  • September 10, 2020 – Pacific West Real Estate Association: FEHA Housing Regulations


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