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Equal Rights Advocates (ERA)

Human Services

Equal Rights Advocates (ERA)

Legal services for cases of sex discrimination.


Provides legal services in cases involving sex discrimination in employment, with preference for cases that will set precedents in law reform and/or have significant impact. Provides assistance and counseling regarding family leave laws. All cases are screened by a legal committee. Provides advice and counseling by phone and, when appropriate, makes referrals to other attorneys. Public Education Services include a newsletter and sexual harassment workshops.


180 Howard Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94105 37.7908353 -122.3933722 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Interpreter
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair





Low-income women, women of color, immigrant women


Anyone discriminated against on the basis of sex

How to Apply:

Apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Statewide