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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks to Fill Vacancies 

Human Rights Advisory Commission is vital in promoting and advancing human rights on Cape Cod. 

September 6, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) is seeking applications to fill two vacancies.  Comprised of nine commissioners and two alternates appointed by the Board of Regional Commissioners, the BCHRAC promotes equality and human rights throughout the County. 

Human Rights Advisory Commissioners are expected to attend monthly meetings, serve on at least two ad hoc committees, and support the staff in promoting human rights through education and school-based activities. 

Interested candidates must be a permanent resident of Barnstable County.  People with varied language skills and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Please submit a letter of interest and resume/bio by e-mail to: or via mail to the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission, Candidate Application, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 before September 29, 2022. Interviews will be held at the beginning of October. 

ABOUT THE BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION: The mission of the Human Rights Advisory Commission is to promote equal opportunity for all persons of Barnstable County regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, age, ancestry, sexual or affectional preference marital, family or military status, source of income, neighborhood or disability, where unlawful discrimination exists in housing, employment, education, public accommodations, town or county services, insurance, banking, credit, and health care. Learn more at  

ABOUT BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF CAPE COD: Barnstable County provides exemplary government functions and services to keep our community healthy and safe, promote sustainable growth, and offer a proactive, open government that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Barnstable County. Learn more at