The Westchester County Human Rights Commission seeks to promote dignity and respect by advancing justice, equality and education for the diverse community of Westchester.

The commission strives to:

  • eliminate discrimination locally and globally through legal, educational and legislative advocacy;
  • investigate, uncover and prosecute standard as well as systemic violations of the Human Rights Law and related laws;
  • enable and support legislation designed to protect individuals from unfair and/or unequal treatment and seek the repeal of those laws that create barriers to fair and equal treatment;
  • provide education and advocacy that fosters racial and ethnic harmony among diverse individuals and groups; and
  • promote and support the furtherance of Human Rights in employment, housing, public accommodation, schools, credit and any other area.