On May 30, 2018, WDC hosted lifelong activist Heather Booth and screened a new film about her life, “Heather Booth: Changing the World.” The event was led by Education Co-Chair, Brenda Wolff; attendees included WDC members and their guests, Democracy Summer fellows, and community members.
Heather is a rock star in the political community as a champion for critical issues in our society. She has been an organizer for over forty years, starting in the civil rights and women's movements and continuing today. Read More
David Corn, journalist and political commentator, delivered an impassioned and thought-provoking address at the well-attended May 3 WDC luncheon, held at the Pooks Hill Marriott. Mr. Corn is the co-author, with investigative journalist Michael Isikoff, of the best-selling book Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump. Read More
Brian Frosh sought to become the “people’s lawyer” when he ran for Maryland attorney general four years ago. He has found the office, he told a lively WDC crowd at Normandie Farms on April 10, to be a powerful tool for protecting Marylanders, improving their lives, and delivering justice. Read More
WDC hosted a forum on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 7:00 PM at the Silver Spring Civic Center. The forum was sold-out, and was attended by more than 400 people. All of the Democratic candidates running for Governor were present: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, former NAACP President Ben Jealous, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland State Senator Rich Madaleno, tech entrepreneur and author Alec Ross, Baltimore attorney and civic leader Jim Shea, and former Michelle Obama advisor Krish Vignarajah.
WDC Hosts County Executive Democratic Forum
The Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County, MD hosted a forum on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 7:00 PM at the Silver Spring Civic Center. All of the Democratic candidates running for County Executive were there: County Council members Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, and George Leventhal, as well as state Del. Bill Frick (D-Bethesda), Potomac businessman David Blair, and former Mayor of Rockville and County Planning Department Deputy Director Rose Krasnow. The six candidates will face off in a June 26 primary. Read More