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How can I become a Junior Commissioner?

Each spring 15 to 20 youth are selected to serve as Junior Commissioners for a one-year term that runs concurrent with the school year. Applications for the August 2018 to May 2019 term will be accepted in January, 2018 with a March 1, 2018 deadline. If you would like more information about the Junior Commissioner project, please contact the Commission’s office.

English Application
Spanish Application

Why should I become a Junior Commissioner?


  • It will provide you the opportunity to participate in advocacy and take an active role in County Government


  • It will create opportunities for you to develop communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.


  • It will allow you insight into human rights issues impacting the lives of you and your peers.


  • It will offer you a chance to make a positive change in your community


  • It will help you develop leadership skills and strengthen self-esteem

Contact Information

Tracy Cunha
Commission on Human Rights
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632
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