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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, businesses, and state-funded programs, and from bias-motivated violence and human trafficking.

DFEH News and Alerts

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

Public Notices and Events

  • November 4, 2020 – Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice: Staff Training on Human Trafficking and DFEH jurisdiction
  • November 13, 2020 – American Bar Association: 14th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Conference
  • November 18, 2020 – Shaw Law Group: Employment Law Hot Topics – A Series (4 of 5)


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