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Welcome to the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights web site.

We are a state agency established by RSA 354-A for the purpose of enforcement of the law against discrimination in employment, public accommodations and the sale or rental of housing or commercial property, because of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability or national origin. The commission has the power to receive, investigate and make findings on complaints of illegal discrimination and to hold public hearings. In addition, the Commission is committed to eliminating discrimination through outreach, training, research and education.

Telephone Interpretation Service:

If you are in need of the services of a language Interpreter if English is not your first language, the Commission for Human Rights offers telephone interpretation of 150 languages for immediate or scheduled intake services or general questions .

Please call our main line 603-271-2767 press option #0 to request a language interpreter, or email the Commission at humanrights@nh.gov to make an appointment, be sure to state the language you will need interpreted.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, please call our main line 603-271-2767 press option #0 or contact us through email at humanrights@nh.gov.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights is grateful for the service of all military veterans, active service members
and reservists who are transgender. Your sacrifice and the honor of your service to our country knows no discrimination. You serve to keep us free. Thank you. The rights of New Hampshire citizens who are transgender are protected under NH RSA Chapter 354-A.

Furthermore, the rights of New Hampshire citizens of any sexual orientation are protected under NH RSA Chapter 354-A.

As a Commission, we promote equality in employment, housing and public accommodations. All citizens are welcome to call or visit our website to have questions answered about their rights and duties under the State’s Law Against Discrimination. (603) 271-2767, www.nh.gov/hrc

Media Contact: Joni N. Esperian, Esq.
Executive Director
271-6838
Joni.Esperian@nh.gov

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The general court declares that practices of discrimination against any of its inhabitants because of age, sex, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or national origin... not only threatens the rights and proper privileges of its inhabitants but menaces the institutions and foundation of a free democratic state and threatens the peace, order, health, safety and general welfare of the state and its inhabitants. NH RSA Chapter 354-A:1 1965

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New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights
2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH 03301
 
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