You Do Have The Right NYC
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African Event
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    The Commission co-hosted the First Annual African Community Forum and Resource Fair on Thursday, where more than 20 city agencies and community-based organizations provided information on government resources and legal protections to African immigrants.

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Bill de Blasio surrounded by community at press conference inside City Hall
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    Commissioner Carmelyn P. Malalis joined Mayor Bill de Blasio for bill signing prohibiting employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's salary history. The Law will go into effect in 180 days. At that point, individuals can file a complaint with the NYC Commission on Human Rights.  

    Read Press Release.  Read Amendment.

    Photo Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office

There's No Room for Housing Discrimination in NYC
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    In NYC, your public assistance & housing vouchers should always be accepted towards rent and security deposits.

    Learn about your rights with our new Source of Income Fact Sheet in English and Spanish (soon available in additional languages)

Bias-Based Harassment is Illegal in New York CIty

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    The NYC Commission on Human Rights is committed to combatting Bias-Based Profiling by Law Enforcement in New York City.

    Learn more with our Fact Sheet and Brochure.

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