IOLERO’s town hall meeting takes place tonight, January 13, in Petaluma from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. You may either fill out and submit a questionnaire at the meeting, or you may download it here, fill it out and send it back to us. Please submit your completed survey by Monday, February 3, 2020.
In an effort to keep the community informed about the David Ward investigation and to provide a community forum and resources, the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) is holding a Town Hall Meeting.
The Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) has begun using a new email notification system as a way to get information to our supporters and community partners in a way that is efficient and timely.
In the wake of the recent tragedy resulting in David Ward’s death, our community is experiencing feelings of despair and rage and there are a lot of questions about what comes next.
Just as the Sheriff’s Office is facing renewed scrutiny over the Nov. 24 death of a Petaluma man, the community advisory arm of a county law enforcement watchdog held its last meeting with its founding members on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
IOLERO Director Karlene Navarro was interviewed by KSRO’s Pat Kerrigan on the December 4, 2019 morning show. She discussed the status of IOLERO’s audits and the recent fatal incident involving use of a carotid restraint.
Karlene Navarro, the director of the Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO), talks with retired Los Angeles police Capt. John Mutz before a meeting of the Community Advisory Council in Windsor on Monday, May 6, 2019.
The Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights is proud to unanimously support and endorse the Sonoma County - United in Kindness Project, put forward by the Interfaith Council of Sonoma County and approved by unanimous vote on March 26th, 2019.
Former local defense attorney Karlene Navarro was officially appointed Tuesday as Sonoma County’s law enforcement auditor.
Applications now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Junior Commission on Human Rights Project
United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) accepting DACA renewals again. Who can apply and when?
An informational article about what the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program means for DACA recipients.
Board of Supervisors Agenda Item for September 19, 2017
The Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) has released its first Annual Report summarizing the activities and findings of the Office for the period August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2017.
Director issues recommendation that Sheriff's Office further limit its cooperation with federal civil immigration enforcement
The Commission on Human Rights is proud to present "Indivisible – Humans of Sonoma County" public service announcement to launch a campaign with a goal of celebrating diversity, human rights, inclusion, intersectionality, and community.
The Commission on Human Rights released a report on School Climate in Sonoma County. The report was based on an analysis of countywide district data on Uniform Complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, related to discrimination and harassment. The Commission submitted a list of recommendations to the Sonoma County Office of Education as a result of their findings.
Community members encouraged to attend on February 8th, 2017, from 7:00pm-8:30pm at El Verano School in Sonoma.
Community Advisory Council elects Alicia Roman as Chair and Evelyn Cheatham as Vice Chair and adopts bylaws.
Public meeting to take place on Monday, December 5, 2016, from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Director Jerry Threet was recently featured on KQED Radio.
Diverse 11-member CAC to begin work soon on reviewing and recommending policies to Sheriff's Office
IOLERO's First Year Work Plan, which describes the office's efforts to date, major outreach initiatives, and milestones for the next year is now available to download.
Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach Accepting Applications for Community Advisory Board
IOLERO to present First Year Work Plan to Board of Supervisors on August 9th, 2016.
The Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) presented its recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 to the Board of Supervisors on Monday, June 13th.
The County of Sonoma Commission on the Status of Women is hosting an educational and fun family event designed to increase voter participation and awareness. August 27, 2016 from 10.00-1.00PM. Location to be announced soon. Learn more here. Women Can Vote! Women Can Win!
At the November 17, 2015 regular meeting, the Commission on Human Rights approved a resolution to establish an advisory board for the advancement of immigrants' rights in Sonoma County.
Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights LGBTQI Task Force launches county-wide survey aimed at assessing the state of the LGBTQI community at the annual Gay Pride celebration in Guerneville, California.
Commission on the Status of Women Announce Recipients of "Women Creating A Better Tomorrow" Award.
Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights LGBTQI Task Force creates Advisory Board to provide input in county-wide assessment.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Convention on the Rights of the Child
International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights