Under the Minnesota Human Rights Act, MDHR has three main duties:
- Investigate charges of discrimination,
- Ensure equal employment opportunities among state contractors
- Use education to reduce discrimination.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights offers a variety of educational materials, videos, webinars and events to encourage dialog, conciliation, and education to reduce discrimination.
"Your Rights: The Minnesota Human Rights Act" brochure:
MDHR provides a free brochure that spells out in plain language the role of the Department and the Minnesota Human Rights Act in preventing discrimination. Download a PDF of 'Your Rights: the Minnesota Human Rights Act' brochure in the following translations:
Or request copies for your organization by contacting the MDHR Communications Department.