Human Rights Awards Events

BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVISORY COMMISSION (BCHRAC)

SEEKS ANNUAL AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019  Cornerstone Rosenthal and Awards.

The Cornerstone Award is given to individuals recognized by their peers,community and associates as those who have fostered and supported human rights, concepts, and ideals.   

Nominate someone for the Cornerstone Award

The Rosenthal Community Champion Award, was named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal – it is given to those in the public sector who are recognized by their peers, community and associates as individuals who have fostered and supported human rights, concepts, and ideals, particularly those who have worked to advance human rights and to eliminate discrimination.  Rosenthal Community Champion Award, while similar to the Cornerstone Award, is designated for those in the public sector (law enforcement, elected officials, etc.) particularly those who have worked to advance human rights and to eliminate discrimination against immigrants in Barnstable County. It was named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal who served as Barnstable County sheriff from 1922 to 1933.

Nominate someone for the Rosenthal Community Champion Award

Nominations are due no later than Wednesday, October 16, 2019

View/Print Press Release Announcing Human Rights Awards Recipients 2018

Our sincere gratitude to all recipients, we are grateful to each of you for your continued dedication to promoting the rights of all our residents on Cape Cod.

Read about the 2018 International Human Rights Event hosted by the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission on Monday, December 10th.


The McDowell Award is given annually to a graduating member of the Human Rights Academy. Successful candidates will demonstrate initiative, leadership, and dedication to improving the human rights on Cape Cod and worldwide.

Please complete the nomination form attached with your supporting statement explaining why your nominee is deserving of receiving the 2017 Malcolm McDowell Award. The Selection Committee relies heavily on these statements in making its selection.

Past Award Honorees

Since 2005 the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Board has honored citizens of the County who exemplify a commitment to human rights for all residents of the County.

View list of Past Award Recipients

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission

(508) 375-6912

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Nauset High Senior Receives Human Rights Award

Barnstable; June 1, 2017