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Your Rights

Every person in Minnesota is protected by the Human Rights Act because every person, based on their personal characteristics such as a person’s race or sex, belongs to one or more of the protected classes.

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Register - Human Rights Symposium

NEW, Attend the Event or Enjoy the Virtual Experience. You can attend the event in St. Paul or watch virtually from the comfort of your desk, office, or just about anywhere that you have an internet connection. Learn more.

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File a Complaint

Intake is the first step in filing a complaint. To speak with someone about your rights under the Minnesota Human Rights Act or to file a charge of discrimination, contact us.

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News and Community

The Department of Human Rights offers news, community events, educational resources and information on community engagement opportunities.

MDHR Protecting Human Rights for 50 Years

MDHR's 50th Anniversary

Learn more about Human Rights in Minnesota and the Nation as we celebrate MDHR's 50th Anniversary.

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