• Human Rights

Commission on Human Rights

The purpose of the Commission is to promote better human relations among all people in Sonoma County through education, mediation, cooperation with County and community agencies, and by initiating action that fosters the recognition of and an appreciation for the cultural diversity of the community.

More details including authority, vacancies, duties, membership composition, compensation and terms

Junior Commission Applications

Applications for the Junior Commissioner Project are being accepted through Saturday, May 22, 2021.

Fill out your application here. (Google Docs)

Human Rights Violation Reporting Tool

Introducing the first human rights incident reporting website in the history of Sonoma County. Report anonymously for yourself or someone else who needs support. Human rights and dignity for all. Protect each other. Our diversity makes us strong and beautiful.

We see you! Visit https://socohrvp.org/ for more info. Watch our video!

A project of the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights.

Discrimination and Bullying in Our Schools

Junior Commission on Human Rights releases the results of a youth survey on racial discrimination and harassment in Sonoma County Schools.

  • Published on July 29, 2021

    IOLERO’s July newsletter announces an important change to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) firearms policy based on a recommendation from IOLERO’s Community Advisory Council (CAC). This newsletter will also discuss IOLERO’s new email and physical addresses, a congratulatory shout-out to IOLERO’s interns, an update on Measure P, the August CAC meeting, and a Spotlight feature from Mary-Frances Walsh, the Executive Director at NAMI Sonoma County (National Alliance on Mental Illness). 

  • Published on July 9, 2021

    This message is to remind you about the Community Advisory Council’s (CAC’s) July 12 meeting about crisis intervention which will start at 6:00 pm. 

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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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