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Human Rights Commission Seeks 3 New Commissioners

The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is seeking candidates to fill three vacancies on the Commission for three-year terms beginning January 2013.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume postmarked no later than Friday, September 28, 2012 to: Barnstable County Human Services Department, HRC Candidates, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or by email to   For questions or additional information about the work of the Human Rights Commission contact Elenita Muñiz, HRC Coordinator at Tel: 508/771-1530 or email

The nine member volunteer Human Rights Commission was created in 2005 by the County’s Assembly of Delegates to promote equal opportunity, prevent discrimination, investigate and mediate complaints and provide human rights information.  The Barnstable County Health & Human Services Advisory Council reviews applications for this volunteer position and makes recommendations to the Barnstable County Commissioners.  The County Commissioners appoint Commissioners to the Human Rights Commission.