In addition to this lesson’s review of California’s additional protected classes, this lesson provides scenarios that are an interactive, participatory component of the course.
Lesson Learning Objective
By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:
In the early days of the civil rights movement, California was at its forefront. Currently, the state’s fair housing laws offer more protections than the Federal Fair Housing Act. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), which was enacted in 1959, extends the federal Fair Housing Act’s definition of protected classes beyond the established seven categories. The following are the additional protected classes: