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October 12, 2020 | Human Resources Department

Comisión de Derechos Humanos celebra el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas

El 12 de octubre celebramos el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas. Hoy presentamos las historias orales de dos miembras del Movimiento Cultural de la Unión Indígena. Read full story

October 12, 2020 | Human Resources Department

Commission on Human Rights Celebrates Indigenous People's Day

OnOctober 12 we celebrate Indigenous People's Day. Today, we present oralhistories of two members of Movimiento Cultural de la Union Indígena. Read full story

July 10, 2020 | Human Resources Department

Human Right Violations in Santa Rosa, California

The Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights has released a groundbreaking report on police violence against protesters over the last weeks. "Human Right Violations in Santa Rosa California - Policing the Black Lives Matter Protests," details the excessive use of force and human rights abuses perpetrated on the public by the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) and other law enforcement agencies during protests following the murder of George Floyd. Read full story

February 19, 2020 | Human Resources Department

Are You Passionate About Human Rights?

The County of Sonoma Commission on Human Rights is seeking applicants for the Junior Commissioner Project for the 2020-2021 school year. Read full story

July 11, 2019 | Human Resources Department

Sonoma County United In Kindness Project

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. Read full story

March 1, 2018 | Human Resources Department

Are You Passionate About Human Rights?

Applications now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Junior Commission on Human Rights Project Read full story

February 7, 2018 | Human Resources Department

USCIS Accepting DACA Renewals Again

United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) accepting DACA renewals again. Who can apply and when? Read full story

September 27, 2017 | Human Resources Department

DACA: What to Do Now?

An informational article about what the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program means for DACA recipients. Read full story

March 8, 2017 | Human Resources Department

Discrimination and Bullying in Our Schools — A Report and Recommendations

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. Read full story