The Montgomery County Commission for Women and our many co-sponsoring organizations invite you to the 2013 Women's Legislative Briefing.
Registration begins at noon with light refreshments, and the conference will open with a keynote address by Dr. Bernice Sandler, the woman whose struggle led to the enactment of Title IX, America's foremost educational equity legislation, followed by a panel discussion on Women's Issues in Congress. Compelling seminars on legislation in the Maryland General Assembly will fill out the afternoon. A reception will conclude the event providing an opportunity to meet with county and state elected officials, advocates and representatives of the most prominent county, state and national women's organizations.
Registration: $15 in advance $20 at the door
11 a.m. Registration Opens for Presidents' Networking Hour
11:30 - 12:30 Presidents' Networking Hour
(Open only to leaders of community co-sponsoring organizations)
11:30 a.m. GENERAL REGISTRATION OPENS
12:30 p.m. OPENING CEREMONY WITH KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Dr. Bernice Sandler, "The Godmother of Title IX"
1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion on Women's Issues in Congress
2:30 p.m. Seminar Series I
4:00 p.m. Seminar Series II
5:15 - 6 p.m. Kick off the Maryland Paid Sick Days Campaign/Reception
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Montgomery County Commission for Women
The Montgomery County Commission for Women is a 15-member advisory board created by County law in 1972 and charged with the responsibility of advising the County Executive, County Council, the public and the agencies of the county, state and federal government on the issues of concern to women. Over the past four decades, the MC-CFW has addressed such issues as Single Mothers and Poverty, Immigrant Women's Issues, Educational Equity, Family Equity in the Courts, Pay Equity, Work and Family Policies, Violence in Relationships, Employment Rights of Pregnant Women and much more. Visit our website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cfw