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Calvert County Commission for Women

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

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.

The Commission for Women is accepting nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards; the four awards categories are: Advocacy, Business Leadership, Service, and Woman of Tomorrow. The awards will be presented at the Calvert County Women of the World Awards Luncheon on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Please see flyer for nomination criteria and nomination form.

  • 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 'A' - Room 107
    Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
  • Third Thursday of each month in 2017 (December -no meeting)

The Commission for Women complies with the Open Meetings Act by making meeting agendas and minutes for our monthly board meetings available at Agendas and Minutes.

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
  • Social Security Workshop Media Announcement!
  • The final project for the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Task Force was unveiled at the Calvert County Courthouse on May 23, 2017.  There is a story in the Bay Weekly, describing the history of HEB and the beautiful portrait painted by Ann Munro Wood.  

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

Activities and Programs

October 10, 2017:  Come hear our discussion on Sextortion and Human Trafficking in Calvert County and Beyond.  The discussion will be held in Hungtingtown, Maryland at the Huntingtown United Methodist Church in Celebration Hall from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  View the flyer for more information and print the invitation to spread the word amongst your community.  We look forward to seeing you!


September 30, 2017:  Dress for Success Open House!  Free professional clothing for women.  Come check out the event and let us serve you!  12:00-3:00 PM.


September 23, 2017:  Social Security 101 Workshop.  Two locations at two different times, for your convenience!  Invite friends and family and share details with your social circles.  

WHO:                        Diana Varela and Lynette Trillo

                                  Social Security Administration

TIME/WHERE:          11:30 am - 1:00 pm at Calvert Library Twin Beaches

                                  2:30 - 4:00 pm at Calvert Library Prince Frederick


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