January 14, 2015

Sunday, January 25 -- 2015 Women’s Legislative Briefing

The Universities at Shady Grove, Building II, 9630 Gudelsky Dr., Rockville. 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Keynote speaker, Ann F. Lewis, senior White House staffer from 1997 to 2000. The conference will open with remarks by Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner, Senator Ben Cardin, Congressmen Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes, and Congresswoman Donna Edwards. Two workshops for teenage girls focusing on leadership, community engagement and advocacy. Also, seminars on a variety of topics, including: Advocacy: The Pitch for Your Legislators; Economic Empowerment for Women; Health and Safety for Women and Girls; Immigrant Women; Senior Women in Long-Term Care; and Women in Leadership. The program will conclude with a reception with County and State elected officials. Admission, including refreshments, is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To pre-register, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cfw. For more information, call 240-777-8302.