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Group photo of SF/HRC HERO Awards honorees

Please join us! We are an all-volunteer, non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to helping to expand human rights and civil protections for which San Francisco is known world-wide. We are inspired by the groundbreaking work of the renowned San Francisco Human Rights Commission and seek to be a critical resource for the continuation of its essential work in a time of drastic cuts in public funding.

Congratulations to the SF/HRC HERO Awards honorees (front row)! They are joined by HRC commissioners and staff, as well as Supervisor Scott Wiener.

News & Features

  • Friends of SF/HRC awards funding for another HRC Legal Clinic Intern—click on this link to see recent interns, Noah Frigault and Azadeh Zohrabi, in action.
  • Watch SF/HRC executive director Theresa Sparks and other LGBT leaders on ABC 7 news discussing the challenges facing the fast growing number of LGBT families.

Meetings & Events

  • Join us for the 22nd Annual Friends of SF/HRC Benefit Giants Game & Tailgate Picnic!

    Saturday May 25, 2013

    Click here for more information.
  • SFHRC Neighborhood Meeting - SOMA May 23, 2013 6:30-8pm
    Bessie Carmichael Elementary School 375 7th Street
    For more information contact Sheryl Cowan, Commission Secretary:

Get Involved

Should undocumented immigrants really be called “illegals” in the media? Should transgender health be covered by Healthy San Francisco, not just for city workers? How can one person—you—help ensure greater fairness?

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