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It is hereby declared:
That the policy of the City and County of San Francisco is to act to give effect to the rights of every inhabitant of the City and County to equal economic, political and educational opportunity, to equal accommodations in all business establishments in the City and County and to equal service and protection by public agencies;
That an instrumentality should be established to give effect to such rights, to eliminate prejudice and discrimination because of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or place of birth, to inform the inhabitants of the City and County of developments in human relations, to provide expert advice and assistance to the officers, agencies, boards, departments and employees of the City and County in undertaking ameliorative practices to keep peace and good order and to officially encourage private persons and groups to promote and provide equal opportunity for and good will toward all people.
(Amended by Ord. 75-77, App. 3/4/77; Ord. 433-94, App. 12/30/94)