Commission For Women

 FREDERICK COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN

Meetings will be held on the last Monday of each month.
At 7PM at Winchester Hall or virtually via Microsoft TEAMS


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February 26, 2024 Virtual Meeting


Meetings are open to the public, to confirm meeting dates please email us.

Individuals requiring accommodations for a disability or language translation should contact the Commission for Women at 301-600-1066 or dial 711 for Maryland Relay Services at least three (3) working days prior to the meeting.

For more information, please contact our email or visit the Frederick County Commission For Women Facebook page for upcoming events.

Apply to be a part of the Commission For Women, send your resume & letter of interest to cfw@frederickcountymd.gov

Register here for the Raving About Women Award event on March 21, 2024! 


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About the Commission

The Frederick County Commission For Women (FCCFW) is a non-partisan organization tasked with advising Frederick County government on issues affecting women and families in alignment with our mission and purpose as listed below.

Mission

The mission of the FCCFW is "to create a stronger community by addressing challenges and fostering unlimited opportunities For All Women".

Purpose

The purpose of the FCCFW is:

  • To provide a central agency for the collection and referral of activities and services of interest to women.
  • To promote a positive image of women by recognizing their accomplishments.
  • To advocate for the county's constituency to the legislature, the judiciary, the executive, the media, and the public.
  • To identify, study, evaluate, and eradicate, as an advocate, discrimination against all women.
  • To develop and implement programs that will expand women's educational and employment opportunities.
  • To strengthen home life by directing attention to critical problems confronting women.
  • To educate women in the process of seeking leadership roles.
  • To encourage women to seek political office, either elective or appointive.
  • To recommend such procedures, programs, or legislation as it may deem necessary and proper to promote and ensure equal rights and opportunities for all persons, regardless of their gender.
  • To advise and counsel the residents of Frederick County and all government agencies on all matters involving the needs of women and especially those matters relating to discrimination or prejudice on account of gender.