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Calvert County Commission for Women
  • Overview

The Commission is charged with improving opportunities for women and girls by:
  • Promoting women's education and employment
  • Being a voice and advocate for women and girls
  • Identifying and studying issues - information
  • Being a clearinghouse on issues
  • Giving recognition to outstanding women and girls

Membership
The Board Of County Commissioners shall appoint 15 members. The term of each member shall be three years. Calvert residents can
apply by completing a Committee Application Form Non-Calvert residents or any Calvert resident not desiring full Commissioner membership, we offer an Associate Commissioner status by completing an Associate Application Form.

Meetings
  • The public is welcome at meetings. Please email to confirm, as meeting dates are sometimes adjusted.
  • College of Southern Maryland
    115 J.W. Williams Road
    Building 'B'
    Conference Room PFB112
    Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
  • Third Thursday of each month in 2017 (December -no meeting)

Annual Reports
See what the CCCW is accomplishing each year by reviewing our Annual Reports.

2015 Commission for Women Annual Report
2015 Commission for Women Annual Report Power Point
You will see from the 2015 Report of the Calvert County Commission for Women that the Commission takes on many projects
and activ
ities consistent with its purposes.  They range from the magnificent and sold-out WOW Awards Luncheon and commemorating Calvert civil rights hero Harriet Elizabeth Brown, to a now-annual Women’s Health Expo, activities to celebrate Title IX, and initiatives to increase awareness of domestic violence. Please read the Commission’s report for more detail about these and other activities.


In the News

Our November 12, 2016 Financial Literacy Forum was covered by the Calvert Recorder.  Check out the coverage by two presenters, on retirement income and benefit plans.
 
The Chesapeake Current and the Calvert Recorder were on hand November 1, 2016 at Mount Harmony Community Center to document the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Memorial Parkway dedication.  The complete Event Program describes the order of events and the speakers present.  Such a neat event to witness former students of HEB come together to remember a remarkable woman.

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  • Comcast Newsmakers Our Chair, Inez N. Claggett discusses the upcoming State Commission for Women listening event which will be held on 17 November, 2016 at the Prince Frederick Campus for College of Southern Maryland at 7:00 PM. 

  • News Clippings from October 2014 - October 2015 have been compiled by one of our Commissioners!

Activities and Programs


March 18, 2017Dress for Success Clothes Closet Open House, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Prince Frederick Noon to 3:00pm.  FREE professional clothing for women who are entering or returning to the workforce or for those who just want to look nice!  Come join us and spread the word. 


March 29, 2017Sextortion and Human Trafficking Forum at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick, Maryland at 6:30pm to 8:00pm.  Do these human rights issues exist locally?  What do we mean by each?  How do they disproportionately affect women and girls?  How are women and girls vulnerable at the hands of those willing to abuse their positions of power and increasingly – online predators. Discussion to be led by Commission for Women members: Joan Winship, Executive Director (ret.), International Association of Women Judges, and Kathryn Marsh, Deputy State’s Attorney, Calvert County.



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