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Free COVID-19 Testing June 17 and June 18

The Commonwealth is urging anyone who has attended a large gathering in the past two weeks to get tested for COVID-19. This testing will be provided at no cost to […]

Congratulations Human Rights Academy Class of 2020

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission wishes to congratulate graduating seniors in the Barnstable County Human Rights Academy this year! As these students embark on an exciting new phase […]

Digital Tickets Available for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival – June 11 – 20

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH FILM FESTIVAL is June 11 – 20. Digital tickets are available at https://ff.hrw.org/ For more than 40 years, Human Rights Watch has defended people at risk of […]

Our Region is Talking: Police Chiefs from Cape Cod and Nantucket, Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission and Cape Community Leaders Respond to George Floyd’s Murder and Widespread Civil Unrest

Yesterday, on a Zoom call initiated by Frank Frederickson, Yarmouth Police Chief and President of the Cape and Islands Police Chiefs Association, Police Chiefs from the 15 Cape towns, Nantucket […]

Cape Cod Pride Calendar of Events

Cape Cod Pride calendar of events: http://www.capecodpride.org/calendar.html

Amanda DaCruz Receives Malcolm McDowell Award

In an impromptu ceremony in Bourne, members of the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission, present Amanda DaCruz, with the Malcolm McDowell award. Pictured below from left to right, Susan […]

Resolution 20-03 Adopted in Support of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Please read Resolution 20-03 in support of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in their land dispute HERE.

Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

This is Asian/Pacific American Heritage month.  For books on the Asian/Pacific American experience go to: New Books on Asian and Pacific American History and Life This Asian/Pacific American (APA) Heritage […]

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Winner of Malcolm McDowell Award

Media Contact:  Susan Quinones, Barnstable County Human Rights Coordinator susan.quinones@barnstablecounty.org (508) 375-6611 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION ANNOUNCES WINNER OF MALCOLM McDOWELL AWARD (Barnstable, MA – May 8, 2020) […]

Guidance for Seasonal Residents and Visitors to Cape Cod and the Islands – English, Spanish, Portuguese

Guidance for Seasonal Residents and Visitors to Cape Cod and the Islands Effective through May 18th Guidance to Cape & Islands Seasonal Community (English) Orientación para la comunidad estacional de […]