Calvert County, MD - Official Website - Commission for Women
Click to Home

Go To Search
RSSPrintEmailFacebook
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:

March 28, 2019 "I Can" forum on the Trades.   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!
I CAN - Trades.PNG

March 30, 2019  Dress for Success Spring Open House!  Are you or someone you know in need of FREE professional clothing? 
Download the flyer and print a copy to pass out to your coworkers or friends.
If you have a job interview, going to court, or just want to add to your wardrobe...come with your friends and check out our closet during this open house.  No strings attached.  The closet is located on the second floor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick and will be open from 12:00 - 3:00 pm.  
dress for success 2.png

April 6, 2019 6th
Annual Women's Health Expo!  Come join us for this FREE event from 9:00 am. - 12:00 pm. and learn about health topics important to today's women and young girls.  Our guest speaker will be Laurence Polsky MD, MPH, F.A.C.O.G. County Health Officer at 10:00 am.  Print or email the flyer to share with those you care to inspire towards optimal healthcare.  See you there!

6th Womens Health Expo.PNG
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

vigil (2).pngHEB sign_thumb.jpgDSC_8396.JPGDSC_9634.JPG

Check out photos from our outreach and recognition events.

Contact




County VideosCounty MapsShop Local