Human Relations

The Winston-Salem Human Relations Commission / Human Relations Department (WSHRC/HRD) educates, provides, facilitates, promotes, anticipates, studies, and recommends programs, projects, feedback, and actions for the elimination of discrimination in any and all fields of human relationships.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Winston-Salem’s employment practices are guided by federal, state, and local rules and regulations guaranteeing employment opportunities to all persons without regard to and prohibiting discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, political affiliation or beliefs, national origin or handicap, unless a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

View the online Jobs listing and employment application.

Requests for Reasonable Accommodation

The City is subject to certain provisions within the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Should you have a question concerning the ADA, its application to the City, or a request for a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department or the City’s ADA Coordinator in the City Attorney’s Office for further information.

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April is Fair Housing Month

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 and these unprecedented times, we will not be holding the 2020 Fair and Affordable Housing Summit.  In the spirit of National Fair Housing Month, we invite you to watch one of our previous summits on the City of Winston-Salem Youtube channel by clicking below:

2018 Fair and Affordable Housing Summit

2019 Fair and Affordable Housing Summit