Montgomery County Commission for Women

April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of Girl Power Writing Contest

With more than 100 entries from students and adults from across the county, the Montgomery County Commission for Women has announced winners for its first annual Girl Power Writing Contest titled, “What’s It Mean to Be a Woman in 2017?” A committee made up of selected commissioners judged the winning entries in the four categories […]

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April 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women Issues To Be Discussed During Public Forum on April 18

The Maryland Commission for Women (MCW) is inviting both women and men to discuss challenges women face at a public forum on April 18 in Silver Spring. MCW is continuing its listening tour across the state titled, “Voices of Maryland Women.” “We want to personally hear from Maryland women,” Yun Jung Yang, co-chair for the […]

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January 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Women’s Legislative Briefing Set for Jan. 29 in Rockville

It’s an event that organizers say attracts hundreds of people including visitors from neighboring counties and states. The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host its 37th Annual Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 29 at the University at Shady Grove. “This event is an opportunity for people to learn about policy that pertains to women,” said […]

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January 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Council Honors Agencies Working to Combat Human Trafficking (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council presented a proclamation to recognize January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month during their council session Tuesday. Councilmembers Tom Hucker and Craig Rice presented the proclamation to the agencies and people that combat human trafficking in the county.  

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December 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily look at what people are talking about today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford is scheduled to give remarks at a Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington event at 8 a.m. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education will be swearing in newly elected members tonight […]

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October 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

teens in auditorium

Seminar for Teens Will Address Healthy Friendships and Dating

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is hosting an interactive seminar for teens to address healthy relationships. The event entitled, “Teen Friendships and Dating: What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?” will be held at the Montgomery County Public Library on Oct. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. According to a press release, the seminar will […]

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January 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Save the Date: Women’s Legislative Briefing Set for Jan. 31 (VIDEO)

The 2016 Women’s Legislative Briefing takes place on Jan. 31st at The Universities at Shady Grove and registration is now underway. Lorna Forde of the Montgomery County Commission for Women previewed this year’s event on County Report This Week. Find more information on the Montgomery County Commission for Women website. Visit our PEG partner County […]

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July 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Rockville Memorial Library

Commission for Women Hosts Seminar on Legal Process of Custody, Child Support

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is scheduled to host “When a Marriage Ends: Financial, Property and Practical Issues Spouses Must Consider” on July 28 at the Rockville Memorial Library. The seminar includes topics such as parental responsibilities regarding children, child custody and visitation access, child support, use and possession of property and the role […]

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January 26, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gutierrez on Hogan’s Budget Proposal: “I’m Very Disappointed” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Maryland State Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez of District 18 said she is “very disappointed” about Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s budget proposal. “He is harming education in Montgomery County,” said Gutierrez. Take a look:

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January 25, 2015 | Aline Barros

Hundreds Attend Women’s Legislative Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Commission for Women hosted the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 25 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Hundreds of women attended the all day event where a variety of issues were discussed. Among the topics equal pay, domestic violence, paid sick leave, human trafficking, encouraging woman to run for […]

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