CHR EDUCATION & RESOURCES

Resources

PghCHR Resources

How can the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations Help You?

  • A pamphlet regarding the PghCHR services and capabilities

"Discrimination is Against the Law" 

  • Learn more about Housing Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Public Accommodations Discrimination, and the Commission on Human Relations.

Protected Classes and Complaint Process Chart

  • A chart showing the protected classes in each category for the City of Pittsburgh and a flow chart to show the discrimination complaint process from start to finish, regardless of the outcome

Guide to Filing a Discrimination Complaint

  • A pamphlet on how to go about filing a complaint of discrimination with the PghCHR office

Guide to Equal Employment

  • A pamphlet describing your rights with regard to equal employment in the City of Pittsburgh

Guide to Fair Housing

  • A pamphlet describing your rights with regard to fair housing in the City of Pittsburgh

Guide to Public Accommodations

  • A pamphlet describing your rights with regard to public accommodations in the City of Pittsburgh

Learn About Our Mediation Process

  • A pamphlet that describes the PghCHR process for conducting mediations, which aim to resolve discrimination complaints or inter-group conflicts

CROWN Act Guidance

  • A guide to protections for Natural, Protective, and Cultural Hair Styles and Textures

CROWN Act Infographic 

  • An infographic on the new protections for Natural, Protective, and Cultural Hair Styles and Textures

CROWN Act Dos and Don'ts in Public Accommodations

  • A dos and don'ts guide to protections for Natural, Protective, and Cultural Hair Styles and Textures when it comes to public accommodations

CROWN Act Dos and Don'ts in Employment

  • A dos and don'ts guide to protections for Natural, Protective, and Cultural Hair Styles and Textures in employment

 

Fair Housing Video Series: Disability

  • Video detailing disability as a protected class under the Fair Housing Act.

Fair Housing Video Series: Familial Status:

  • Video detailing familial status as a protected class under the Fair Housing Act.

Fair Housing Video Series: Redlining

  • Video detailing the practice of redlining and its historical context.

"Now Renting: No Kids, No Blacks, No Latinos."

  • A flyer regarding Housing Discrimination.

"Ethnic Intimidation is Illegal in Pittsburgh!"

  • A flyer regarding zero tolerance of ethnic intimidation in Pittsburgh.

CROWN Act Dos and Don'ts in Housing

  • A dos and don'ts guide to protections for Natural, Protective, and Cultural Hair Styles and Textures in the area of housing

Best Practices in Housing Guidance for Immigration and Citizenship status and Preferred Language

  • Guidance on new protected classes under the Pittsburgh city code's unlawful housing practices

LGBTQIA+ Civil Rights Protections

  • A pamphlet of information about protections under Sex and SOGIE.

U-Visa Certification Factsheet

  • For persons who file a complaint with the PghCHR and are party to a qualifying crime/investigation, and who do not have citizenship status, this is a fact sheet for how to apply for a temporary Visa

Pregnancy Legislation Guidance Document

  • A guide to the 2019 legislation adding pregnancy and partners of pregnant persons to the Pittsburgh City Code.

Pregnancy Discrimination Fact Sheet

  • A quick guide to pregnancy discrimination.

Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity/Expression Definition Updates

  • An explanation of the changes to the Pittsburgh City Code definitions of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression.

Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity/Expression Poster

  • A poster regarding the protections for sex, sexual orientation and gender identity/expression in the City of Pittsburgh.

Sexuality, Gender and Sex Definitions

  • Definitions for navigating terms surrounding gender, sex, and sexuality 

Supporting Gender Through Language Infographic

  • An infographic describing how to best support gender through use of language

Supporting Gender Through Pronouns Infographic

  • An infographic describing how to best support gender through use of pronouns

ADA Title III Infographic

  • An infographic describing disability rights as they pertain to public ccommodations 

ADA Title II Infographic

  • An infographic describing disability rights as they pertain to the delivery of city services 

Age Protections Infographic

  • An infographic describing the age protections under the law 

Familial Status Infographic

  • An infographic describing the familial status protected class 

Domestic Violence in Housing Infographic

  • An infographic describing domestic violence protections in housing 

Gender Expression Infographic

  • An infographic describing the gender expression protected class 

Gender Identity Infographic

  • An infographic describing the gender idenity protected class 

Sex Infographic

  • An infographic describing sex as a protected class 

Sexual Orientation Infographic

  • An infographic describing the sexual orientation protected class 

Pregnancy Protections Infographic

  • An infographic describing pregnancy as a protected class 

Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications in Housing Infographic

  • An infographic describing the interactive process for reasonable accommodations and modifications in housing 

Service and Support Animals Infographic

  •  An infographic describing protections for service and support animals in Pittsburgh 

Best Practices in Housing Guidance for Immigration and Citizenship status and Preferred Language

  • Guidance on new protected classes under the Pittsburgh city code's unlawful housing practices

Best Practices in Public Accommodations Guidance for Immigration and Citizenship status and Preferred language

  • Guidance on new protected classes under the Pittsburgh city code's unlawful public accommodations practices

 

 

 

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Updated: 5/14/2021