In addition to being an investigative and regulatory agency, IDHR also conducts education and outreach activities statewide in order to inform Illinois residents of human rights issues. To learn more, see the contact information below:
- Press Inquiries: The communications Manager responds to public information requests from media outlets and the general public. Contact Michael Sobczak, Director of Public Affairs and PIO at IDHR Media PIO.
- Community Outreach: The Department conducts outreach to the general public by coordinating workshops, training, events and programs designed for community and civic organizations. For information, send an email to IDHR.
- Training & Development: The Illinois Department of Human Rights’ (IDHR) Institute for Training and Development provides valuable trainings to organizations and companies throughout Illinois designed to increase respect among diverse cultures both in the workplace and at home.