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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.
  • Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center
901 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
  • Third Thursday of each month in 2018 (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.

You will see that 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!
October Proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Commissioners join observance month for domestic violence, violence against women
Support victims in personal, professional, public life
Silent: Women protest board president's tweet on Kavanaugh

Below, are news clippings which have been compiled by year:



 Upcoming Events:

October 16, 2018  
Community United! is the 10th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness event from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center.  Come to celebrate and honor survivors and volunteers! 
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October 24, 2018  Networking Happy Hour/Dinner at North Beach's Mama Lucia's from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Each person pays for his/her own food and drinks.  Come meet some new people and share information!


November 2, 2018  Dress for Success Open Shopping from x:00 p.m. - x:00 p.m.  (TBD) at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on the second floor.  Are you going for a job interview or reentering the workforce? Check out our storehouse of business suits, pants and blouses!  Bring your daughter, sister, cousin, friend or anyone who could use some free professional attire. 
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Programs


Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness Events
Financial Literacy Forums
Sextortion and Human Trafficking Talks
I CAN Series
Women of the World Recognition Luncheon
Legislative and Regulatory Monitoring
Health Expo
Clothes Closet

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Check out photos from our outreach and recognition events.

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