Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs
The Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs (OHREP) is composed of the Human Rights Division (HRD) and the Equity Programs Division (EPD). The vision of OHREP is to promote justice, equal opportunity, diversity and inclusiveness by protecting the civil rights of all in Fairfax County.
The Human Rights Division (HRD) enforces the Fairfax County
Human Rights Ordinance.
HRD receives and investigates complaints filed by a person who believes he/she has been discriminated against in Fairfax County by a private business or organization in violation of the County’s Human Rights Ordinance. HRD also manages the County’s Fair Housing Plan. If you would like additional information about the HRD, please visit the Human Rights Division Web page.
The Equity Programs Division (EPD) administers the County’s
Equal Employment Enforcement (EEO) program.
EPD also ensures the County’s compliance with all federal, state, and County mandates granting equal access to all County services, programs and employment opportunities. If you would like additional information about the EPD, you may visit the Equity Programs Division Web page.