Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs - Human Rights Division
"...to institute an affirmative human rights program of positive efforts to eliminate discrimination and provide citizen recourse for discriminatory acts."
The Human Rights Division (HRD) receives and investigates complaints filed by any person who believes they have been discriminated against in Fairfax County on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, familial status, or disability in the areas of:
Learn how Retaliation is related to the areas of discrimination listed above.
The HRD also provides educational services regarding
compliance with the Ordinance to residents, employers, employment
agencies and labor organizations
operating in Fairfax County (What an Employer Should Know).
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services, and activities and will provide reasonable accommodations/ alternative information formats upon request.