The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) advances civil rights and removes barriers to equity by:

Enforcing illegal discrimination laws in the City of Seattle in:

  • Employment
  • Housing*
  • Public Places
  • Fair Contracting
  • Title VI
  • ADA Title II - access to services and programs for people with disabilities offered by the City of Seattle

* For training opportunities for landlords, tenants and service providers, click here.

Read About Illegal Discrimination

Leading the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative

The Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) is a citywide effort to end institutional racism in City government, and to achieve racial equity across our community.

Read About RSJI

Staffing Commissions to the City of Seattle

  • Seattle Human Rights Commission
  • Seattle Women's Commission
  • Seattle Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Commission
  • Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities

Read About Commissions

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