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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Extends Application Deadline to Fill Vacancies

Applications will be accepted until October 17, 2022

October 3, 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 provide support to staff in promoting human rights through community education and school-based activities.

Interested candidates must be permanent residents 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 October 17, 2022.

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