Information for accessible public meetings

Information on your rights and how to access San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission meetings.

Information for IRC meetings

For questions about Immigrant Rights Commission meetings, contact 415-581-2360.

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

Know your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review.

For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapters 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact:

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator
City Hall – Room 244 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4683
415-554-7724 (Office); 415-554-7854 (Fax)

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at or, upon request to the Commission Secretary, at the above address or phone number.

Accessible Meeting Policy

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, Filipino, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission.

For all these requests, please contact the Immigrant Rights Commission Clerk at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-581-2360. Late requests will be honored, if possible.

The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that others may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

Disability Access

Unless stated otherwise, the Immigrant Rights Commission full commission meetings will be held in Room 416 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102. The meeting location is between Grove and McAllister Streets and is wheelchair accessible. The closet BART and Muni Metro Station is Civic Center, about three blocks from the meeting location. Accessible Muni lines nearest the meeting location are: 47 Downtown Loop, 49 Van Ness-Mission, F-Market & Muni Metro (Civic Center Station). For more information about Muni accessible services call (415) 701-4485 or (415) 701-4730 (TTY). There is accessible on-street parking available in the vicinity of the meeting location.

Remote public participation is available upon request for individuals who cannot attend in person due to disability. Making a request to participate remotely no later than two (2) hours prior to the start of the meeting helps ensure availability of the meeting link. 

Sign Language Interpretation is also available upon request. Captions can be enabled if participating remotely. If requesting remote Sign Language Interpretation, please submit an accommodation request a minimum of 4 business hours prior to the start of the meeting. Allowing a minimum of 48 business hours for all other accommodation requests (for example, for other auxiliary aids and services) helps ensure availability. To request accommodation, please email or call 415-581-2360.

To access the meeting remotely as an accommodation, please use the Webex link or call the phone number and enter the access code listed at the top of the agenda.

Lobbyist Ordinance

Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity.

For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 252-3100, FAX (415) 252-3112, website:

Last updated April 18, 2023