Various art pieces

    Young people have been using art to address social justice issues, especially in this time of uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 pandemic.

    The Commission invited young people ages 13-18 to submit artworks that explore social issues in their communities. View the virtual art exhibit and see what they had to say.

Scales of justice
    For the fifth year in a row, the Commission has surpassed its previous records for amount of damages and penalties. The Commission also expanded its commitment to restorative justice, applying novel remedies to repair harm experienced by both individuals and communities.
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Important Office Update

    Beginning March 16, 2020, the Commission’s offices in Manhattan and all of our borough Community Service Centers are closed and staff are working remotely. Staff are working diligently to transition all existing appointments to be conducted over the phone or through video conference. To schedule any new appointments, please contact 311 and ask for the Commission on Human Rights.

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