DFEH Program Goal is to Protect Californians From Discrimination
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has announced that it is recruiting for its 2019 Civil Rights Honors Program. The program provides recent law school graduates the opportunity to work for one-year as a Civil Rights Fellow in the DFEH’s Legal Division. Successful applicants will work alongside DFEH’s attorneys on investigations, mediations and litigation of civil rights cases. DFEH’s mission is to enforce California’s civil rights laws, including the Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Unruh Civil Rights Act, Ralph Civil Rights Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Act, California Government Code section 11135 (recipients of state funding and contractors) and Disabled Persons Act. DFEH recruits competitive applicants who share its commitment to protecting the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, business, and from hate violence and human trafficking.