These past few weeks have proven to be a challenging time for all of us, and adhering to social distancing guidelines has made it more difficult to maintain connections with family members, friends, and coworkers. And for those of you who have come to depend on the monthly PFLAG support meetings, the loss of that […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2020 CONTACT: Joanna Christopher, Marketing and Communications Officer The Cape Cod Foundation 261 Whites Path, Unit 2 | South Yarmouth, MA 02664 774-212-5502 (c); email@example.com The Cape Cod Foundation Joins Partners in COVID-19 Community Relief Efforts South Yarmouth—The Cape Cod Foundation has joined local partners working to support the […]
Public health emergencies, such as the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), are stressful times for people and communities. Fear and anxiety about a disease can lead to social stigma toward people, places, or things. For example, stigma and discrimination can occur when people associate a disease, such as COVID-19, with a population or nationality, even […]
On Thursday, March 5, 2020, the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission participated in White Ribbon Day at Cape Cod Community College. The event was sponsored by Independence House, Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office and the Yarmouth Police Department, to raise awareness about violence against women. On this day individuals throughout MA, are […]
March 4, 2020 – The Cape Women’s Coalition held its Seventh Annual International Women’s Day breakfast today. Approximately 200 women gathered to hear inspirational words from the Keynote Speaker, Sara Gould, past president and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women. Ms. Gould gave an overview of the stride’s women had made over the past […]
Annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day Calls for Action Against Domestic Violence The 8th annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day will take place on March 5th, serving as a call for men and boys to take action against domestic violence. Independence House, Yarmouth Police and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office are collaborating on […]
The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission has named the Barnstable Innovation School as one of the winners of its 2019 human rights awards, which will be presented next Tuesday at a breakfast ceremony held at the Hyannis Golf Course. Read more…
Some 100 students from 10 Cape Cod schools, from the Upper Cape to Provincetown, attended the Barnstable County Human Rights Academy, held at Cape Cod Academy in Osterville on October 30, 2019. Read the full article in the November 1, 2019 Enterprise.
BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS 02630 Deb’orah Battles, M.Ed., Coordinator Tel: 508-375 6611 barnstablecountyhrac.org Representing all 15 Cape Cod Towns FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Deb Battles, Human Rights Coordinator Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission at 508-375 6611 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION SEEKS NEW […]