File a Human Rights Complaint

Were you subject to discrimination, harassment or a bias crime? File a complaint and we'll investigate. 

Online Form

Recall the incident

We'll ask you for the following information, based on your incident:

  • Date, time and location of the incident
  • The person or business' details. We'll need at least a name. The more information you're able to provide us, the better able we'll be able to process your complaint
  • Details about the discrimination (if applicable)
  • Details about the harassment (if applicable)

Complete the form

Click the link below to submit your complaint.

File a Complaint

We'll review your complaint

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), with the City Attorney’s Office, will review your complaint.

After their review, ODI will take appropriate action. This includes:

  1. Referring you to an appropriate local, state or federal entity for further investigation and action
  2. Investigating the complaint under the Human Rights Ordinance
  3. Arranging mediation between the involved parties
  4. Dismissing the complaint if the allegations don't constitute a violation of this ordinance

Action on your complaint will be taken within 90 days of receiving the complaint. If additional time is need, you'll be notified. 

Paper Form

Recall the incident

We'll ask you for the following information, based on your incident:

  • Date, time and location of the incident
  • The person or business' details. We'll need at least a name. The more information you're able to provide us, the better able we'll be able to process your complaint
  • Details about the discrimination (if applicable)
  • Details about the harassment (if applicable)

Print and fill out the complaint form

Need help completing the form? Call us at the phone number listed in the Contact Us section.

Download Form(PDF, 100KB)

Mail or email your from to us

Mail or email your form to us at the street address or email address listed in the Contact Us section.

We'll review your complaint

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), with the City Attorney’s Office, will review your complaint.

After their review, ODI will take appropriate action. This includes:

  1. Referring you to an appropriate local, state or federal entity for further investigation and action
  2. Investigating the complaint under the Human Rights Ordinance
  3. Arranging mediation between the involved parties
  4. Dismissing the complaint if the allegations don't constitute a violation of this ordinance

Action on your complaint will be taken within 90 days of receiving the complaint. If additional time is need, you'll be notified.

Phone

Call us for instructions

You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. You won't be able to complete the form over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to submit your complaint.

In Person

Visit our office

You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you what you need to complete the form.