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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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Community photo project on Islamophobia and Post-9/11...

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Please join the HRC and The Women’s Building on August 12, 5 pm - 8 pm for a special exhibition of our community photo project on Islamophobia and...

HRC Issues Best Practices in Fair Chance Enforcement

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San Francisco Human Rights Commission Issues Policy Brief on Implementation of Fair Chance Legislation on Employment and Housing Policy Brief...

HRC Releases Report on Impact of the CASE ACT

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Report reflects an analysis of the CASE Act and its impact on affected communities; Commission provides recommendations for lawmakers and Anti-...

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