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California Civil Rights Department (CRD), Local Government, and Community Partners Join Together for Launch of Sixth Annual United Against Hate Week

Alongside local government and community leaders, we’re proud to help support the sixth annual United Against Hate Week (UAHW). The week is a call for civic action to help put a stop to the spread of hate and discrimination, which remains a threat to our neighborhoods, towns, and cities. 

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CRD Secures $115K Settlement Over Alleged Employment Discrimination at SoCal Hotel Management Companies

Two Southern California management companies — which run hotels for brands like Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt — will now pay $115k & make major changes after facing employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation allegations.

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CRD Files Appeal in Bakersfield Bakery LGBTQ+ Discrimination Case

We're taking action to enforce LGBTQ+ rights in California by asking an appellate court to reverse a ruling in favor of a Bakersfield bakery that refused to sell a wedding cake to a lesbian couple.  

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Commission on the State of Hate, CRD Urge Californians to Take Advantage of Anti-Hate Resources Amid Reports and Threats of Hate Violence

In this moment of conflict abroad that has impacted communities at home, we encourage Californians to take advantage of anti-hate resources and support available statewide, including the California vs Hate hotline and website.

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Take a Stand Against Hate!

The California Civil Rights Department, California Versus Hate and community partners stand together at the United Against Hate Week launch in Berkeley.

Today, we joined government and community leaders for the launch of the sixth annual United Against Hate Week (UAHW)! The week is part of a call for local civic action to help put a stop to the spread of hate and discrimination. Throughout UAHW, local government and community partners will host dozens of anti-hate events in California and across the country — from poetry slams to rallies and more. Check out the events below to find one near you!

Partner Events

True Colors Performance

November 14


Los Angeles

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Hate Incident Bystander Training

November 16


Mountain View

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Unity Walk

& Bike Ride

November 18


Pleasant Hill

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More Californians Get Support Through CA vs Hate

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During today’s press conference, CA vs Hate released new numbers showing people from more than 75% of California counties called or reported online for support during the first six months. That’s up compared to 40% in May. 

In addition, more than 60% accepted culturally competent support from our care coordinators, including access to counseling or legal aid. 

Reporting helps stop the normalization of hate in our communities, and ensures people get the support they need. Click below to learn more!

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Responding to Hate: Legal Remedies and Supportive Services


In honor of United Against Hate Week, San Mateo County is hosting a virtual chat with CRD and the San Mateo County DA’s Office. Learn more about your civil rights, how to report hate, and what resources are available to victims and their families. This event is being offered in English and Spanish.

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Employment Discrimination 101


Created with employers, hiring managers, HR professionals, and job seekers in mind, this free webinar training provides an overview of employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities.

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Fair Housing 101


Join us for an interactive webinar for renters, landlords, property managers, and other housing providers. We'll go over rights and responsibilities related to housing discrimination including protections related to disabilities, source of income, criminal history, and more.

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Join Our Team

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Are you interested in making sure all Californians are able to understand and enjoy their civil rights? Come join the largest state civil rights agency in the country!

We're hiring for several types of roles like attorneys and analysts. Enjoy great perks like flexible work options, student loan forgiveness, pension and retirement plans, and generous health benefits while making a difference in communities across California.

Current Openings

Mediator (Attorney)

Fair Employment & Housing Consultant

Enforcement/Housing Manager

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