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The Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights provides an opportunity to continue to develop an inclusive and respectful community for all.  *Commission on Human Rights Member Applications (.pdf) are being accepted to serve on the Commission on Human Rights.  Complete information is available in the application package or you can learn more about the responsibilities of the Commission on Human Rights members.

*Commission applications will be accepted through March 31

Applications can be submitted:

  • By email to
  • By Mail to:
    DC Commission on Human Rights

    230 North Road

    Poughkeepsie NY 12601

  • Drop off to the Commission on Human Rights at the address above.  

All appointments to the Commission on Human Rights by the County Executive and the Chairman of the Legislature are subject to confirmation by the Dutchess County Legislature. This application may also assist the Advisory Committee in making inquiries concerning the qualifications of applicants for appointment. Please note that information requested in this document is public information.