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Postponement of Human Rights Celebration Due to Severe Weather 


Due to severe weather conditions, the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission announces the postponement of our highly anticipated Human Rights Celebration scheduled for Monday, December 11th.  

Emergency management advises that the timing of the storm and the likelihood of power outages require prudence. As a result, the celebration is being postponed until Monday, January 8th. All other event details will remain unchanged: 

Celebrating 75 Years of Human Rights Advocacy: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future 

New Date: Monday, January 8th 

Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 am 

Venue: The Emerald Resort/Hyport Conference Center (formerly Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center) 35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis 

Information about re-registration will be forthcoming. 

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 

MEDIA CONTACT: Leslie Dominguez-Santos, Human Rights Coordinator,