Human Rights and Equity Programs

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM M-F

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.  

Student Human Rights Commission's 2017 Fair Housing Art and Literary Contest


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.

Robert Meredith Awarded the 2017 Barbara Varon Volunteer Award


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


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.

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 theHuman Rights Commission page.

December 20, 2017 Human Rights Commission Meeting

12/20/2017 7:30 pm


December 20, 2017 Human Rights Commission Meeting

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…