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Publications by and About the Human Rights Commission

The publications provided below were accurate at the time of their publication with the list of areas covered and protected classes under the Illinois Human Rights Act (the Act).

Over time, as the Act evolves, the protections afforded under the act has and will continue to change.  Please visit our "Your Rights Under the Illinois Human Rights Act" page for the latest, most up-to-date listing of areas covered under the Act and protected classes 

Overview Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Brochure

Commission Newsletters

Annual Reports

Executive Order 2018-08 and Subsequent Reporting

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