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Learn how to file or respond to a complaint of discrimination, and how to register your organization to receive complaints, through the NJ Bias Investigation Access System (NJBIAS).

Covid-19 Resources

Learn more about your rights and protections against discrimination and bias-based harassment related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anti-Racist Statement

Read DCR’s statement and commitment to anti-racist work.

Celebrating 76 Years

NJ Division on Civil Rights

In 1945, New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination became the first state-level civil rights statute in the country. The Division on Civil Rights is charged with enforcing this law, and with preventing and eliminating discrimination in the state of New Jersey.

Fair Chance in Housing Act
Beginning January 1, 2022 DCR now enforces the Fair Chance in Housing Act. Click here to learn more about the law, click here to view the implementing regulations, or review the press release here.

Multiple Dwelling Reporting Rule
Click here to learn more about the Multiple Dwelling Reporting Rule or to file your report.

Webinar (5/4/22)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion + Social Emotional Learning in K-12
Presented by Ridgewood Ambassadors for Global Citizenship (RAG) in co-sponsorship with NJ Division on Civil Rights.
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Webinar (4/20/22)

Women’s Rights in the 21st Century
Join us in a discussion of women’s rights in the 21st century.
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Webinar (4/13/22)

Celebrating 77 Years of the NJ Law Against Discrimination
Mental Health in the Black Community:
Recognition, Recovery & Resilience
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Covid-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Learn more about your rights and protections against discrimination and bias-based harassment related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Civil Rights Trainings

The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights offers interactive trainings aimed at preventing and addressing discrimination through their Education and Training Unit.

See training topics and registration links here.

MDRR Online Filing

Learn more about how to file your Multiple Dwelling Reporting Rule (MDRR) report. Online filing begins January 10, 2021 for the 2020 reporting year.

Bias Incident Report, 2020

Read the complete Bias Incident Report, 2020 here

Statue of Liberty

Immigrants and Refugees

We stand with immigrant and refugee communities. Our division enforces the Law Against Discrimination to protect all NJ residents regardless of immigration status. Learn more here.

Regulations

Learn more about DCR’s proposed changes and finalized changes to regulations.

YBTF Student Competition

NJBIAS

Learn how to file or respond to a complaint of discrimination, and how to register your organization to receive complaints, through the NJ Bias Investigation Access System (NJBIAS).

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About DCR

Learn more about the NJ Division on Civil Rights, including what we do and how we can help.

Know the Law

Learn more about your rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and New Jersey Family Leave Act.

File a Complaint

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(4/4)To request a disability related accommodation, please ☎️ 1.833.NJDCR4U / 711 for Relay Service, or 📧 NJDCR4U@njcivilrights.gov.

#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsInsights

(3/4) If you or someone you know has been subjected to discrimination or bias based harassment due to their disability, you can you can file a complaint online in English & Spanish with @CivilRightsNJ on http://bias.njcivilrights.gov.

(1/4)Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day! The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than one billion people with disabilities/impairments across the world.

#ICYMI No one should be discriminated against in housing. @CivilRightsNJ discusses what you need to know about fair housing protections in New Jersey with @NJAptAssoc here:
https://njaa.com/3DIssue/AIM/2022/MarchApril2022/index.html

#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState

(3/3) If you feel that you are being harassed or discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, you can learn more about DCR or file a complaint - visit: http://NJCivilRights.gov | 833-DCR4U. 711 Relay | CommunityRelations@njcivilrights

(2/3) Unfortunately, discrimination against gay people, trans people, & gender non-conforming people is still pervasive in our society.

(1/3) DCR recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia. This date was specifically chosen because on May 17th, 1990, the World Health Organization declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder.

Race discrimination in home appraisals violates the LAD & can prevent Black homeowners from building home equity. If your home was appraised for less than its fair market value & you believe your race played a role, contact DCR at appraisal@njcivilrights.gov.

#CivilRightsNJ

You may have heard the famous words “If you see something, say something.” But how? Learn strategies to intervene at our Strategies for Effective Bystander Intervention training on 5/18 & 5/ 31. Register for 5/18: https://bit.ly/3udCvsy
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