Welcome to PHRC: Pennsylvania's Civil Rights Agency
You have the right to live, work and learn free from illegal discrimination. The PA Human Relations Commission enforces Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination laws and promotes equal opportunity. We encourage diverse workplaces, schools and communities where differences are not just tolerated, but celebrated.
PHRC investigates complaints of illegal discrimination. Find out how to file a complaint and how the process works after you file.
Find out about training and education for schools, employers, businesses, community groups, local government, law enforcement and others.
Find publications on discrimination, diversity, hate crimes and related issues; required postings for entities subject to PA anti-discrimination laws; annual reports and more.
Find out more about illegal discrimination and where it occurs by clicking the buttons below. Topics include sexual harassment, predatory lending, unequal pay, bullying and the many other forms illegal discrimination can take.