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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).

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

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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.

Covid-19 Notice: To minimize risk from COVID-19, DCR is not conducting in-person intake interviews at this time. To find out how to file a complaint with DCR, click here. For all other inquiries, please send an email to NJDCR4U@njcivilrights.gov or call 1-833-NJDCR4U (833-653-2748). To request a disability-related accommodation, please call the Relay Service at 711.

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

Housing Eviction Moratorium:
The federal eviction moratorium has ended, but you may still have protections if you live in New Jersey. Learn more HERE.

AAPI Webinar

Understanding the steps to take when an act of discrimination or harassment occurs and the resources available to the AAPI community.

YBTF Student Art Exhibit

Join DCR during Art Fair 14C before 12/13. Take a selfie with a youth civil rights piece that speaks to you, tell us why and tag @CivilRightsNJ #CivilRightsNJ #StopTheHate.

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Anti-Racist Statement

Anti-Racist Statement

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

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.

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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).

DCR 75th Anniversary

DCR invites all community members to join us for the virtual #StopTheHate Series.

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.

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#DYK that on this day in 1922, Anna May Wong, the first Chinese American actress to gain international fame, starred in Toll of the Sea, the first color feature film made in Hollywood.

#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #StoptheHate #StandAgainstRacism

Today is Native American Heritage Day, an opportunity to celebrate the rich and diverse ancestry, cultures, traditions, and histories of America's indigenous people.

An employer, landlord, or place of public accommodation cannot retaliate against you for objecting to sexual harassment. To find out more or to file a complaint, go to http://NJCivilRights.gov or call 1.833.NJDCR4U | 711 Relay #CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsIn

An employer, housing provider, or place of public accommodation must take action to stop sexual harassment if known. To find out more or to file a complaint, go to http://NJCivilRights.gov or call 1.833.NJDCR4U | 711 Relay #CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsInsigh

#DYK On this day in 1955, the US ICC outlawed segregation on buses. In the South, the law was not enforced. The freedom riders of 1961 decided to test the law by traveling in biracial groups on buses. #CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #StoptheHate #StandAgainstRacism

There are generally two types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo & hostile environment.

To find out more or to file a complaint, go to http://NJCivilRights.gov or call 1.833.NJDCR4U | 711 Relay

#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsInsights

Sexual harassment can include verbal harassment; physical harassment, or visual harassment. To find out more or to file a complaint, go to http://NJCivilRights.gov or call 1.833.NJDCR4U | 711 Relay
#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsInsights

The LAD prohibits sexual harassment in housing, employment, & places of public accommodation.

To find out more or to file a complaint, go to http://NJCivilRights.gov or call 1.833.NJDCR4U | 711 Relay

#CivilRightsNJ #NoHateInThisGreatState #CivilRightsInsights

#FYI If you do not wish to speak at #StopAAPIHate virtual program, but would still like to share, you can submit comments until December 31st. by online: http://njcivilrights.gov or by emailing CommunityRelations@njcivilrights.gov.
#CivilRightsNJ #StopAAPIHate #NoHateInThisGreatS

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