The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) works to advance civil rights and end barriers to equity.
Civil Rights Enforcement
SOCR enforces laws against illegal discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and contracting within Seattle city limits.
Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI)
SOCR leads the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to end institutional racism in City government and to achieve racial equity across our community.
Gender Justice Project
SOCR created the Gender Justice Project to achieve gender equity within Seattle City government, and to work with the private sector to achieve gender equity in the community.