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Press Release: Race Point Beach name change

For Immediate Release June 9, 2021 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION Media Contact: Susan Quinones, Barnstable County Human Rights Coordinator susan.quinones@barnstablecounty.org or (508) 375-6611 BCHRAC SUPPORTS THE WAMPANOAG ADVISORY […]

Announcing the 2021 Malcolm McDowell Award Recipients

2021 Malcolm McDowell Award Recipients June 9, 2021 The BCHRAC is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Malcolm McDowell Award, who are Morgan James Peters II (Zyg), a […]

Congratulations to the newest Commonwealth Heroine, Vaira Harik

The Human Rights Advisory Commission sends its warmest congratulations to the newest Commonwealth Heroine, Vaira Harik, named by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women for her extraordinary work […]

5/10: Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission + the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division Webinar

  For Immediate Release    Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces  Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation:  “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”                April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) - The Attorney General’s Civic Engagement Office, in collaboration […]

World Autism Awareness Day

“The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and heightened glaring inequalities around the world, especially when it comes to income and wealth distribution, access to health care, protection under the law, and political inclusion. […]

BCHRAC Condemns Violence Against AAPI Community

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCHRAC) joins community organizations here on Cape Cod and across the nation in condemning violence against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. […]

Learn About The Common Start Legislation

“The Common Start legislation, HD.1960 (filed by Representatives Gordon & Madaro) & SD.1307 (filed by Senators Lewis & Moran), would establish a universal system of affordable, high-quality early education and […]

Common Start Virtual Rally on 3/16

“Come hear about how this will help children, families, early educators, providers, businesses, and the economy; straight from the stakeholders and legislative leaders! And, learn more about how YOU can […]

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

For Immediate Release March 10, 2021 First female at the helm in Barnstable County (Barnstable, MA) — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to appoint Elizabeth Albert to […]

International Women’s Day 2021

“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” -W.E.B. Du Bois Every day is a day to celebrate female leaders who have paved the way to […]