Dispute Resolution

Protected Characteristics

Under California law, CRD may act as a “peacemaker” to resolve community conflicts or tensions related to discrimination based on these characteristics:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Ancestry
  • National origin
  • Citizenship*
  • Immigration status*
  • Primary language*
  • Religion
  • Disability (mental or physical)
  • Sex and gender
  • Gender identity and gender expression
  • Sexual orientation
  • Genetic information
  • Marital status
  • Familial status (families with children under 18 or people who are pregnant)
  • Source of income (including the use of government rental assistance such as a Section 8 Housing Choice voucher)
  • Military or veteran status
  • Age*

Communication Center: 800-884-1684 (voice), 800-700-2320 (TTY) or
California's Relay Service at 711 | contact.center@calcivilrights.ca.gov