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African American Community  

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Progress Report on the African American Community Empowerment Initiative

August 29, 2012 

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Equity Advisory Committee & HRC African American Quality of Life Report Comparison 

November 17, 2011 

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Environmental Racism: A Status Report and Recommendations

December 2003 

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Violence In Our City: Research and Recommendations to Empower Our Community

December 13, 2001

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The Unfinished Agenda: The Economic Status of African Americans in San Francisco 1964-1990

February 1993

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Arab, African, Middle Eastern & South Asian Communities (AAMEMSA Communities)

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Community Concerns of Surveillance, Racial and Religious Profiling of Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities and Potential Reactivation of SFPD Intelligence Gathering 

February 24, 2011 
 

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Report on the Detention of Iranian Visitors Arriving at SF International Airport in August 2006  September 2007 PDF

Backlash, Violence, Human Rights Violations & Discrimination in San Francisco in the wake of September 11, 2001

September 2002  

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Annual Reports

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2012 Human Rights Commission Annual Report

2012 

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2011 Human Rights Commission Annual Report  

2011 

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Education as a Human Right 

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Geographic Representation of 3rd Grade Proficiency Levels in San Francisco

June 2012  

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SFUSD's Strategic Plan and the Right for all Students in the District to Experience Success 

March 19, 2009

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Environmental Racism

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Environmental Racism: A Status Report and Recommendations 

December 2003  

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Equitable Planning 

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San Francisco Demographic Report (2006)

December 2006

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Approaching 2000: Meeting the Challenges to San Francisco Families  June 13, 1990  PDF
Investigation into Minority & Women Business Participation in City Contracting (Part II) October 1988   PDF
Investigation into Minority & Women Business Participation in City Contracting (Part I) October 1983 PDF 
One City or Two: Report of the San Francisco Fair Housing Planning Committee for the Racial, Ethnic and Economic Integration of Residential Neighborhoods in San Francisco  October 1973 PDF 
A Point of Acceleration - The San Francisco Situation and an Action Inventory April 1968 PDF

Hate Violence 

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2012 Directory of Services for Witnesses and Victims of Hate Violence

2012 

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Report on the Public Hearings on Hate Violence in the City & County of San Francisco  January 17 -18, 1990  PDF
"Hate No More" Community Forum Toward Ending Prejudice-Based Violence (Part 1 of 2) January 17 -18, 1990  PDF
"Hate No More" Community Forum Toward Ending Prejudice-Based Violence (Part 2 of 2)  January 17 -18, 1990 PDF

Height and Weight Discrimination 

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Compliance Guidelines To Prohibit Weight and Height Discrimination  

July 26, 2001

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HIV Discrimination  Return to Top 
HIV un the Workplace Technical Assistance Project  None  PDF
HIV Prevention & Health Service Needs of the Transgender Community in SF   1997 PDF 
Preliminary Evaluation Design Sexual Orientation - HIV AIDS Unit January 19, 1990 PDF 
AIDS ARC-Related Discrimination: Public Hearing Transcript and Addendum (Part 1/4)   February 4-5, 1986 PDF
AIDS ARC-Related Discrimination: Public Hearing Transcript and Addendum (Part 2/4) February 4-5, 1986  PDF 
AIDS ARC-Related Discrimination: Public Hearing Transcript and Addendum (Part 3/4) February 4-5, 1986  PDF
AIDS ARC-Related Discrimination: Public Hearing Transcript and Addendum (Part 4/4) February 4-5, 1986  PDF

Housing Rights 

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Know Your Rights: Setting the Record Straight on Section 8  July 2013  PDF

Human Rights Commission Equity Advisory Committee Statement of Possible Impact of the Rapid Rehousing Program

2009

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Approaching 2000: Meeting the Challenges to San Francisco Families June 13, 1990 PDF
Beyond Shelter: A Homeless Plan for San Francisco   August 1989 PDF 
No Children: Background Material for the Draft Ordinance introduced to Prohibit Housing Discrimination against Families with Children  January 1974  PDF 
Discrimination Against Families with Children: An Audit of Richmond and Sunset District Real Estate Agencies and their Rental Practices     PDF
One City Or Two: Report of the San Francisco Fair Housing Planning Committee for the Racial, Ethnic and Economic Integration of Residential Neighborhoods in San Francisco   October 1973 PDF
Minority Group Housing Problems (Published by the City Planning Department) February 1967 PDF 

Human Trafficking

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2013 Human Trafficking Awareness Month Calendar of Events  

2013 

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2013 Directory of Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking   

2013 

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2011 Directory of Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking

2011

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LGBT and Intersex Communities

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Addressing the Needs of LGBT Older Adults in San Francisco - Recommendations for the Future July 2013 PDF

Recommendations to Improve the Experience of LGBT Residents in Shelters

March 28, 2013 

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Bisexual Invisibility: Impacts and Recommendations

March 2011 

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Beyond Marriage: Unrecognized Family Relationships

March 10, 2011 

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A Human Rights Investigation into the "Normalization" of Intersex People

April 28, 2005 

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Assessing the Needs of Female-to-Male Transgendered People of Color and Their Partners  May 2004  PDF

A crisis in the Community: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning Homeless Youth  

February 12, 2004

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Compliance Rules & Regulations Regarding Gender Identity Discrimination  December 10, 2003  PDF 

Aging in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Communities

April 2003 

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Model Protocols on the Treatment of Transgender Persons by SF County Jail  August 7, 2002  PDF 

Economic Empowerment for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Communities

November 2000 

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Report and Recommendations by the HRC LGBTAC Economic Empowerment Task Force  January 27, 2000   PDF
The Transgender Community Health Project: Descriptive Results   February 18, 1999  PDF 
Compliance Guidelines to Prohibit Gender Identity Discrimination  December 10, 1998 PDF
The Housing Needs of LGBTQ Homeless Older Youth & Their Preferred Housing Options   June 17, 1998  PDF 
HIV Prevention & Health Service Needs of the Transgender Community in SF   1997  PDF
Insurance Coverage for Transsexual Employees of San Francisco  October 1997  PDF 

Investigation into the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Youth

July 12, 1997

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Public Hearing LGBT Queer & Questioning Youth September 26, 1996  PDF 

Investigation into Discrimination Against Transgendered People

September 1994 

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Racial Depictions in the Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Media  March 16, 1993  PDF 
Preliminary Evaluation Design Sexual Orientation - HIV AIDS Unit  January 19, 1990  PDF 

Investigation into Domestic Partnership, Marital Status, and Extended Family Policies

August 1989

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Findings from Public Hearings On Domestic Partnership, Marital Status, Exended Family Policies March 8, 1989   PDF
Extending Health Insurance Group Membership to the Significant Others of San Francisco City & County Employees May 9, 1988   PDF
Investigation into the Employment & Hiring Practices of Lesbian and Gay Business May 1984   PDF 

Public Hearing on Lesbian Gay Business (2/2)  

November 21, 1983

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Public Hearing on Lesbian Gay Business (1/2)  November 7, 1983   PDF 

Native American Community  

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Discrimination by Omission: Issues of Concern for Native Americans in San Francisco

August 23, 2007

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Race, Immigration and Privacy  

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Community Concerns of Surveillance, Racial and Religious Profiling of Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian Communities and Potential Reactivation of SFPD Intelligence Gathering

February 24, 2011 

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REAL ID Act: A Federal Law's Impact on the Human and Civil Rights of San Franciscans 

November 2006 

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The Racial Privacy Initiative: Anticipated Impacts on City Programs 

September 26, 2002  

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Religious Service Providers Task Force: Final Report on Possible Barriers to Service and Employment by Religiously-Affiliated Organizations holding City Contracts   March 13, 1997 PDF
Report by the Interim Committee on Human Relations  October 8, 1964  PDF
Proposal by James P. Mitchel to former San Francisco Mayor George Christopher for developing a Human Relations Program for San Francisco  January 2, 1964  PDF 
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