"...to institute an affirmative human rights program of positive efforts to eliminate discrimination and provide citizen recourse for discriminatory acts."
The Human Rights Division receives and investigates complaints filed by any person who believes they have been discriminated against in Fairfax County on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national origin in the areas of:
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Fairfax County provides for prompt resolution of complaints by individuals alleging discrimination based on age, sex, sexual harassment, race, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, color, political affiliation or veteran's in the provision of County services, activities, programs, or benefits.
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Human Rights Commission
The Human Rights Commission created by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors consists of 12 county residents.
Student Human Rights Commission
The Fairfax County Student Human Rights Commission is the region's first commission comprised entirely of high school students with the mission of promoting comprehensive equality, cultural awareness, and unity.