Human Rights Commission (HRC)

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To submit a complaint, please complete the intake form at the link below or call the Office of Human Rights at 703-228-3929 for an appointment. 

File a Complaint

Presentar una Denuncia

In the County, it is unlawful to:

  • Discriminate because of race, national origin, color, marital status, sex, gender identity, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or familial status (being pregnant or having children under age 18)
  • Retaliate against any person who opposes discriminatory practices
  • Discriminate in the sale, rental or financing of housing or commercial real estate; the provision of public accommodations; applications for or offers of credit; enrollment in private educational institutions; and employment

HRC Members

Human Rights Commission Members
Helen Connolly, Chair

Fatima Argun
Stephan Kline
Steven Krieger
Carole Lieber
Bill Rice
Roland Watkins
Walter Charles Sargent
Wanda Younger

Executive Director
Gurjit Chima

Anna Maynard, Office of Human Rights Assistant Manger
Juan Torres
Will Seals

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
Courtney Sales


  • The public can participate by sharing live verbal testimony.
  • The public may also submit written comments to the Commission using this form.
  • The public can participate by sharing live verbal testimony.
  • Speakers may join the meeting via Microsoft Teams (accessible through a web browser or the free app), or, via a phone line to provide their comments.


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