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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

  • 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)
  • June 12, 2020 - DFEH releases LGBTQ+ Fact Sheet. View document (PDF)

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

Public Notices and Events

  • June 11, 2020 – NCERT Event: Successfully Navigating the “Interactive Process.” View Flyer or Register


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