California’s Civil Rights Agency

The Civil Rights Department is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the CRD is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, businesses, and state-funded programs, and from bias-motivated violence and human trafficking.

CRD News and Alerts

  • May 16, 2023 – Civil Rights Department Secures Court Approval of $100 Million Settlement Against Riot Games Over Alleged Discrimination. View Press Release (PDF)
  • May 9, 2023 – What They’re Saying: State and Community Leaders Praise Launch of New Hotline and Resource Network to Combat Hate Across California. View Press Release (PDF)
  • May 4, 2023 – Governor Newsom Announces the Launch of CA vs Hate, a New Statewide Hotline to Report Hate Acts in California. View Press Release in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF)

Get the latest information about the Civil Rights Department (CRD) from our CRD News page.

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