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 napply by completing a Committee Application Form (PDF) Non-Calvert residents or any Calvert resident not desiring full Commissioner membership, we offer an Associate Commissioner status by completing an Associate Application Form (PDF).

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, MD 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 activities 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!

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

One of our recent stories:

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Upcoming Events

May 30, 2019

"I Can" forum on Law Enforcement and Military
Come to the Prince Frederick Library at 6:30 pm. to hear professional women speak on their careers in male-dominated career fields. Bring your daughters, nieces and any young women looking to learn and discover! Flyer coming soon...

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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