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Category: Human Rights

June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an […]

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Upcoming Event! Cape & Islands Coffee with the Compact: Taking Bold Action Towards Health Equity

Please join the Health Equity Compact on November 29th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM ET via Zoom for a Cape & Islands Coffee with the Compact: Taking Bold […]

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Orange Shirt Day to take place September 30th at the Mashpee Rotary

Local recognition of Orange Shirt Day, a National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, will take place on September 30 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Mashpee rotary, followed by […]

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In the News: ‘New Human Rights Advisory Commission, With New Coordinator, Hits The Ground Running’

The following article appeared in the Sandwich Enterprise on October 3, 2019 and is shared here with permission. New Human Rights Advisory Commission, With New Coordinator, Hits The Ground Running […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Seeks Volunteer Members

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) seeks candidates to fill vacancies beginning January 1, 2020. The (9) member volunteer BC-HRAC was recently re-structured under BC Ordinance 19-10 by […]

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One Billion Rising Event Coming to Yarmouth

The Yarmouth Senior Center is hosting its fourth annual One Billion Rising event to stand together against abuse of women and children and link the abuses across generations.  One Billion […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Seeks New Commissioners

The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is seeking candidates to fill three vacancies on the Commission beginning January 2017. The nine-member volunteer Human Rights Commission was created in 2005 by […]

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New Immigration Program Provides Free Assistance

The Immigration Resource Center at the Community Action Committee of the Cape & Islands (CACCI ) is a new program that provides free assistance to residents of Barnstable, Dukes, and […]

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Three HHSAC Groups Have New Websites

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