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Daniela Contreras is a workplace harassment victim. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New Anti-Harassment Unit Targets Employers Abusing Immigrants

Immigration, Labor, New York February 11, 2019 at 5:15 pm

The new, Gender-Based Anti-Harassment Unit of the NYC Commission on Human Rights is fighting sexual abuse cases and providing much-needed help for immigrant domestic workers, El Diario La Prensa reports.

In NYC, Trying to Get Victims to Report Discrimination

In NYC, Trying to Get Victims to Report Discrimination

Jewish, Muslim, New York June 19, 2018 at 7:40 pm

The NYC Commission on Human Rights released a study documenting bias, harassment, discrimination and acts of hate against Muslim, Arab, South Asian, Jewish and Sikh New Yorkers – and suggested recommendations for getting more victims to report incidents.

City Launches New Anti-Bias Campaign

City Launches New Anti-Bias Campaign

Communities, Immigration, Media, New York May 23, 2017 at 4:49 pm

New York City is launching a new anti-discrimination campaign, #YouHaveRightsNYC.

The May 1 demonstration aimed to defend the rights of workers and immigrants. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Inside the Problems That Brought Workers to March on May 1

Labor, New York May 2, 2017 at 9:57 pm

At a meeting with the city’s Office of Labor Policy and Standards, immigrant workers discussed such concerns as job insecurity, ever-lower wages, inhumane treatment and wage theft, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

New York City Commissioner on Human Rights Carmelyn P. Malalis in her office. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Three-Day Hotline to Inform Trump-Wary Immigrants on Their Rights

Government, Immigration, New York December 6, 2016 at 5:27 pm

El Diario, other Hispanic media and pro-immigrant groups are partnering with the New York City Commission on Human Rights to offer an information hotline for three days for immigrants who want to know about how the Trump administration will affect them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Image via IAmMuslimNYC campaign page

#IAmMuslimNYC Campaign Launched

Government, Muslim, New York September 27, 2016 at 2:32 pm

The city has launched a new campaign, #IAmMuslimNYC, to fight anti-Muslim sentiment in NYC.

Erik Posso, a 39-year-old Colombian, became a U.S. citizen on Monday. “This gives you the right to vote, allows for more flexibility when traveling,” he said. “It was an easy process; I did it myself. It took 8 or 9 months.”  (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Human Rights for New Citizens in NYC Detailed

Immigration, New York October 23, 2015 at 1:28 pm

During a massive naturalization ceremony in Brooklyn, the city handed out a new brochure on immigrants’ rights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.