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The Human Rights Commission works to provide leadership and advocacy to secure, protect and promote human rights for all people. The Human Rights Commission was established in 1964 by City Ordinance and became a Charter Commission in 1990.

Executive Director, Theresa Sparks


Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For General Information
Human Rights Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-6033
Phone: 415-252-2500
Fax: 415-431-5764


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