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In Pennsylvania, a hate crime is defined as a criminal act motivated by ill will or hatred toward a victim’s race, color, religion, or national origin.
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Complaint information and forms about illegal discrimination in education, employment, housing and commercial property, and public accommodations.
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March 23, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 23, 2023Acts of intimidation and discrimination should not be toleratedAllegations of discrimination reported at a Dauphin ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 23, 2023PHRC disappointed with state appeals court rulingRental registration ordinance would protect renters in Pittsburgh...
March 10, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2023PHRC celebrated International Women's Day with a Women's History Month event with Melissa Harris-Perry at York Col...