Guillermo Chacón, Rev. Terry Troia, and Rocky Chin Join Commission
The Commission is proud to welcome its three newest Commissioners: Guillermo Chacón, Reverend Terry Troia, and Rockwell ("Rocky") Chin. The Commissioners, appointed by Mayor de Blasio, advise the Commission in addressing issues of bias, harassment, and discrimination citywide.
October 2019 marked the 4th anniversary of the Fair Chance Act. Since its passing, the Commission has recovered over $926K in damages and penalties for complainants under the Fair Chance Act’s protections against discrimination based on criminal history. Learn more.
The NYC Commission on Human Rights has issued new legal enforcement guidance affirming protections in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of someone’s actual or perceived immigration status and national origin.