Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM M-F. For your convenience, our office accepts walk-ins for intake from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m on MWF.

703-324-2953
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway Ste 318
Fairfax, VA 22035

Kenneth Saunders,
Director

News and Events

Keep up with the Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs News and Events.  

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE June 22, 2020

PUBLIC
July 9, 2020
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE for the June 22, 2020, Fairfax County Human Rights Commission Meeting. Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held Electronically.

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE June 17, 2020

PUBLIC
May 28, 2020
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE for the June 17, 2020, Fairfax County Human Rights Commission Meeting. Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held Electronically.

2020 Fair Housing Art & Literary Contest Winners Announced

2020
May 4, 2020
Winners of the Fairfax County Student Human Rights Commission's 10th Annual Fair Housing Art & Literary Contest have been announced.

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2020-2021 Student Human Rights Commission

Applications
April 10, 2020
The Fairfax County Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs is currently accepting applications for the Student Human Rights Commission for the 2020-2021 school year.

Student Human Rights Commission's 2020 Fair Housing Art and Literary Contest

Student
January 16, 2020
The Fairfax County Student Human Rights Commission holds an annual Art and Literary contest to create awareness among high school students of fair housing issues and laws and to promote the importance of providing equal housing opportunities for all.

Beth Henson Tudan Awarded the 2019 Barbara Varon Volunteer Award

Beth
October 29, 2019
In recognition for her years of exemplary community and volunteer work in Fairfax County, Beth Henson Tudan was honored by the Board of Supervisors with the 2019 Barbara Varon Volunteer Award during its meetng October 29.

Student Human Rights Commission's 2019 Fair Housing Art and Literary Contest

Student
February 8, 2019
The Fairfax County Student Human Rights Commission holds an annual Art and Literacy contest to create awareness among high school students of fair housing issues and laws and to promote the importance of providing equal housing opportunities for all.

2018 Virginia Peters Memorial Fair Housing Award

2018
February 16, 2018
The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations for the Virginia Peters Memorial Fair Housing Award.

Robert Meredith Awarded the 2017 Barbara Varon Volunteer Award

Robert
November 17, 2017
In recognition for his years of exemplary community and volunteer work in Fairfax County, Robert "Bob" Meredith was honored by the Board of Supervisors with the 2017 Barbara Varon Volunteer Award during its meetng October 24.

Jerry Hopkins Awarded 2016 Virginia Peters Memorial Fair Housing Award

May 1, 2017
In recognition for his tireless efforts and dedicated commitment to promoting fair housing opportunities in Fairfax County, Mr. Jerry Hopkins was honored by the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission with the 2016 Virginia Peters Memorial Fair Housing Award on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

2020 Fair Housing Training

2020

08/20/2020 10:00 am to 08/20/2020 11:30 am


This free fair housing webinar training will include discussion of Virginia’s new fair housing protections and address fair housing issues related to COVID-19.

2019 Fair Housing Month Training and Luncheon

2019

04/03/2019 8:00 am


2019 Fair Housing Month Training and Luncheon to be held on April 3, 2019, at the Waterford at Fair Oaks. REGISTRATION CLOSED - EVENT PARTICIPATION IS AT CAPACITY.

December 20, 2017 Human Rights Commission Meeting

12/20/2017 7:30 pm


December 20, 2017 Human Rights Commission Meeting

December 6, 2017 Human Rights Commission Meeting

12/06/2017 7:30 pm


The Human Rights Commission typically meets once or twice a month. The minutes of the all previous meetings can be found on the Human Rights Commission page.

Anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Reception

12/05/2017 8:30 am


The Office of Human Rights and Equity Programswill co-host with Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook, a Proclamation reception in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, prior to the Board of Supervisors meeting.

The Board will issue a Proclamation in honor of the anniversary during its Board meeting which begins at…

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