In response to the unprecedented climate of anti-Asian bias, discrimination, and harassment connected to COVID-19 stigma, the Commission has invested in multilingual bystander intervention trainings to equip New Yorkers with tools on how to safely intervene in acts of bias, discrimination and harassment.
Two new factsheets provide resources to help public and private vaccination sites make their locations accessible to people with disabilities in compliance with the NYC Human Rights Law, and educate on best practices for serving Muslims during Ramadan.
The Commission has adopted new rules related to discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, lactation accommodations, and sexual or reproductive health decisions.
The Commission's offices in Manhattan and all of our borough Community Service Centers are closed and staff are working remotely. Appointments are being conducted over the phone or through video conference. To schedule an appointment, please call (212) 416-0197.
The NYC Human Rights Law protects New Yorkers in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Learn more and explore our comprehensive resources.