The Commission regularly rolls out public service announcements and testimonial videos highlighting our protections under the Law. As you browse through our library, you may click on the link in the video's caption that leads you to the pertinent web page.
You DO Have The Right NYC. If you feel you’ve been a victim of discrimination based on your religion or your heritage, we can help. Report it to 718-722-3131.
You DO Have The Rights NYC. If you feel you’ve been a victim of discrimination based on your race or country of origin, we can help. Report it to 718-722-3131.
You DO Have the Right NYC. If you feel you’ve been a victim of discrimination based on your race or country of origin, we can help. Report it to 718-722-3131.
Carmelyn P. Malalis discusses how the intersections of her identity help shape the way she approaches her role as the Chair and Commissioner of the NYC Commission on Human Rights.
On June 29, 2017, the Commission co-hosted a conversation on the role that local government can play in protecting human rights in the face of gentrification, displacement, and new conceptions of community identity.
Commissioner Carmelyn P. Malalis discusses her passion for LGBTQ rights
The NYC Commission on Human Rights’ Equal Access Program – which protects the human rights of people with disabilities – helps a teenage wheelchair tennis player gain access to play the sport she loves!
In New York City, it’s illegal for landlords to treat you differently because you collect government assistance. Any lawful source of income must be accepted.
Francisco - a wheelchair user - was trapped in his home for years because the building entrance was inaccessible. Thanks to the Commission on Human Rights' Equal Access Program, Francisco got the help he needed.
How can someone get a job if they aren't even given a chance right out of the gate? The Fair Chance Act prohibits NYC employers from asking about criminal history before making a conditional job offer.
How can someone get out of debt if they can't get a job because of it? Under #CreditCheckLawNYC, most employers in New York City are prohibited from checking applicants' credit history to make employment decisions.