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.
"There's nothing wrong with being trans." Stevin Bonifacio experienced discrimination based on his gender identity, and came to the Commission for help. Here is his story.
The Commission, the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, and over a dozen human and civil rights agencies and leaders have joined together to condemn the deplorable conditions of detention of undocumented immigrants.
The Commission's Public Artist-in-Residence (PAIR) Project combats hate and harassment through art. This video captures the installation and unveiling of one of the murals by our PAIR Tatyana Fazlalizadeh in St. Albans, Queens.
The Commission joined forces with Honest Accomplice Theater to create a video explaining gender, which was rolled out as part of the Commission's Anti-Sexual Harassment Training.
If you have been denied housing because you collect a voucher or any other lawful source of income, report it to 718-722-3131.
If you feel you have been a victim of discrimination in employment because of criminal history, we can help. Report it to 718-722-3131.
If you feel you’ve been a victim of discrimination in housing because you have children, we can help. Report it to 718-722-3131.
If you feel you’ve been a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, 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 religion or your heritage, 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.
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.