Illinois Department of Human Rights

100 W Randolph St, Suite 10-100
Chicago IL  60601

Phone: (312) 814-6200

Illinois Department of Human Rights

The Act prohibits discrimination because of the following protected classes: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (with regard to employment), age (40 and over), marital status, familial status (with regard to housing), arrest record, physical and mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from military service, and order of protection status.

The law protects against retaliation resulting from someone's attempt to exercise their right to fair housing or enjoy their full housing accommodation.




The Illinois Department of Human Rights (“IDHR”) is the state agency responsible for enforcing the Illinois Human Rights Act.

INTAKE INTERVIEWING HOURS ARE FROM 8:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY ONLY

Chicago: 312-814-6200 (general) and 312-814-6229 (housing)
Springfield: 217-785-5100
Marion: 618-993-7463
TTY: 866-740-3953



To secure for all individuals within the State of Illinois, freedom from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, financial credit, public accommodations, and sexual harassment in education.

To establish and promote equal opportunity and affirmati

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Founded: 1980

Categories: Government Organization

Hours

Mon: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Basic Fair Housing Training for Landlords & Property Managers

Basic Fair Housing Training for Landlords & Property Managers
10:00 am - 06/15/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

::: REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON ::: **FOR LANDLORDS, PROPERTY OWNERS, PROPERTY MANAGERS, and ORGANIZATIONS ONLY** Understanding fair housing laws is important...

Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges

Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges
01:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges with LGBTQIA Employees - RECOMMENDED FOR MANAGERS & EMPLOYEES - Employers have a responsibility to maintain a...

Sexual Harassment: It's Up to You

Sexual Harassment: It's Up to You
10:00 am - 04/03/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES! Many people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. In today’s society there is no room...

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You
01:00 pm - 03/21/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES! Many people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. In today’s society there is no room...

Civility & Bullying: Workplace Strategies

Civility & Bullying: Workplace Strategies
10:00 am - 03/21/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

Civility & Bullying: Workplace Strategies for a Positive & Productive Environment - RECOMMENDED FOR MANAGERS & EMPLOYEES - When most people hear the word harassment...

Civility and Bullying: Promoting a Positive Work Environment

Civility and Bullying: Promoting a Positive Work Environment
10:00 am - 03/21/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

Civility & Bullying: Workplace Strategies for a Positive & Productive Environments - RECOMMENDED FOR MANAGERS & EMPLOYEES - When most people hear the word harassment...

Navigating Social Media at Work: An Employee’s Guide

Navigating Social Media at Work: An Employee’s Guide
10:00 am - 02/22/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

The Social Workplace: An Employee's Guide for Navigating Social Media at Work – WEBINAR - RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES - Government and private entities have embraced...

Basic Fair Housing Training for Landlords & Property Managers

Basic Fair Housing Training for Landlords & Property Managers
10:00 am - 02/22/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

**FOR LANDLORDS, PROPERTY OWNERS, PROPERTY MANAGERS, and ORGANIZATIONS ONLY** Understanding fair housing laws is important to any property owner, manager or industry...

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You
01:00 pm - 02/21/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES! Many people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. In today’s society there is no room...

Civility and Bullying: Promoting a Positive Work Environment

Civility and Bullying: Promoting a Positive Work Environment
10:00 am - 02/20/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

Civility & Bullying: Workplace Strategies for a Positive & Productive Environments - RECOMMENDED FOR MANAGERS & EMPLOYEES - When most people hear the word harassment...

IDHR Celebration of Black History Month

IDHR Celebration of Black History Month
09:30 am - 02/01/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

This year, the State of Illinois celebrates its 200th birthday and the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) will be honoring this bicentennial by organizing...

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You

Sexual Harassment: It's Up To You
01:00 pm - 01/17/2018

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYEES! Many people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. In today’s society there is no room...

Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges

Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges
10:00 am - 11/15/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

:FREE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS: Out and Equal in the Workplace: Building Bridges with LGBTQIA Employees Employers have a responsibility to maintain a...

The Social Workplace: An Employee's Guide for Navigating Social

The Social Workplace: An Employee's Guide for Navigating Social
01:00 pm - 11/14/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

:FREE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES: Government and private entities have embraced social media as a means to generate public interest and support for numerous causes,...

Basic Fair Housing Training For Landlords & Property Managers

Basic Fair Housing Training For Landlords & Property Managers
10:00 am - 11/14/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

**FOR LANDLORDS, PROPERTY OWNERS, PROPERTY MANAGERS, and ORGANIZATIONS ONLY** Understanding fair housing laws is important to any property owner, manager or industry...

Diversity of Thought: Moving Beyond the Basics

Diversity of Thought: Moving Beyond the Basics
10:00 am - 10/19/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

:FREE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES: Employers and employees today struggle with encapsulating a diverse workplace where individuals are valued and respected through diversity...

Sexual Harassment: It Can Happen Here

Sexual Harassment: It Can Happen Here
10:00 am - 10/18/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

:FREE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES: Many people have preconceived ideas about what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. In today’s society there is no room...

Finding Common Ground in a Diverse Workplace

Finding Common Ground in a Diverse Workplace
01:00 pm - 10/17/2017

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

:FREE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES: Diversity awareness is an on-going process of recognizing, understanding and accepting the variety and complexity of the people we...

Harmonious Homes: The Intersection of Family Stability and Fair Housing

Harmonious Homes: The Intersection of Family Stability and Fair Housing
09:00 am - 06/21/2016

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

Join the Fair Housing Law Center, Illinois Department of Human Rights and the Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance as we present: “Harmonious Homes: Understanding...

PRIDE in Action

PRIDE in Action
12:00 pm - 06/20/2016

At Illinois Department of Human Rights

June is Pride Month for the LGBTQIA community. It is also the 10th anniversary of the inclusion of LGBTQ protections against discrimination in the Illinois Human...

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