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The Office of Human Rights (OHR) provides various free EEO-related training sessions to DC government agencies and private sector entities within the District of Columbia.

The District’s progressive Human Rights Act, and the extensive list of protected classes, makes the nation’s capital an attractive and more livable city since it seeks to eradicate discrimination, and promotes fairness and equality in key areas that impact quality of life: employment,

The DC Office of Human Rights (OHR) helps settle complaints of unlawful discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, education and public accommodation.  OHR has jurisdiction for complaints of discrimination in the private sector and District government.

Know Your Rights Presentations Provided by OHR

The DC Office of Human Rights (OHR) is the government agency dedicated to eradicating discrimination and promoting equal opportunity in the District of Columbia.

The United States of America, a nation that thrives on its cultural diversity, is now considered one of the most multicultural and multilingual nations in the world. The Nation’s capital is a city bolstered by a multicultural community made up of immigrants mainly from Africa, Asia, and Latin America.


The DC Human Rights Act requires that all cases are mediated. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program implemented by OHR that typically occurs within 45 days after the acceptance of the complaint.