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Commission for Women to Host Listening Tours

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The Montgomery County Commission for Women will host its Listening Tours to provide a virtual microphone for the women in the county to share how they have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the current social climate and other concerns. The feedback will help guide the future work of the Commission.

The series of virtual listening sessions will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. focusing on a different region of the county. “Tour stops” will be co‑hosted by the County Executive and/or members of the County Council. The meetings are free to attend but registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details needed to join the meeting.

  • Monday, Nov. 9 - Bethesda/Chevy Chase  Register here to Join Zoom Meeting 
    County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, Will Jawando, and Hans Reimer
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10 – East County   Register here to Join Zoom Meeting
    County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Will Jawando
  • Monday, Nov. 16 – Upcounty   Register here to Join Zoom Meeting
    County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Sidney Katz, Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Will Jawando and Craig Rice
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 - Mid-County   Register here to Join Zoom Meeting
    County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Will Jawando, and Hans Reimer
  • Friday, Nov. 20 - Silver Spring   Register here to Join Zoom Meeting
    Council Vice President Tom Hucker and Gabe Albornoz and Nancy Navarro. The meeting will take place in English and in Spanish. 

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is both an advisory board to, and an office of, Montgomery County government.  The Commission is comprised of 15 members who are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council, to serve 3-year terms without compensation. The Office of the Commission is staffed by an Executive Director.

The Commission’s primary focus is to eliminate gender-based discrimination and improve women’s lives through:

  1. Identifying inequities in laws, policies, practices and procedures, and;
  2. Providing recommendations that promote remedies.

For more information about the Commission for Women, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cfw/  or call 240-777-8333.

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Release ID: 20-658
Media Contact: Public Information Office 240-777-6507