WDC Happy Hour
Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

WDC Happy Hour

Please join us at our monthly happy hour on Thursday, February 21, 5:30 at La Ferme (7101 Brookville Rd, Chevy Chase) All are welcome to attend. Members and non-members. Happy Hour will include a WDC Advocacy Day presentation. Plus, you will have an opportunity to sign up to attend! Advocacy Day is always a valuable and high-impact experience. You will learn more about how our laws are made, you will have the opportunity to attend the Women Legislators Caucus, you will support WDC's advocacy priorities, and you will have lunch with the MoCo delegation.

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2019 WDC Advocacy Day
Feb
27
8:15 AM08:15

2019 WDC Advocacy Day

Register: Click Here

Join WDC in Annapolis on Wednesday, February 27 from 8:15 am to 3:30 pm to see your State General Assembly in action and help WDC advocate for its legislative priorities.

  • Attend a meeting of the Women Legislators Caucus

  • Watch the Senate and House debate

  • Learn from your Annapolis delegation about their legislative priorities

  • Meet one-on-one with your State Senator and Delegates to advocate for WDC priorities

  • Observe a Committee hearing and hear testimony on important bills

This is a free members-only event, including lunch. Register here. Space will be limited so be sure to sign up early. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet your legislators and advocate for important legislation!

Questions? Email Leslie Milano

Free event. Lunch will be provided.
Registration closes Tuesday, February 19

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January 27 Montgomery County Commission for Women’s 39th Annual Women's Legislative Briefing
Jan
27
10:30 AM10:30

January 27 Montgomery County Commission for Women’s 39th Annual Women's Legislative Briefing

  • The Universities at Shady Grove, Building II (map)
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The Women’s Legislative Briefing (WLB) is the premier and longest-standing women’s legislative event in the state of Maryland. It is coordinated by the Montgomery County Commission for Women and brings together advocates, policy makers, and emerging leaders to empower, engage, and mobilize Marylanders around issues affecting women and girls throughout the state. More Information | Register Here

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 WDC January 23 Luncheon with Congressman Jamie Raskin
Jan
23
12:00 PM12:00

WDC January 23 Luncheon with Congressman Jamie Raskin

  • National : National 4 H Conference Center (map)
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SOLD OUT! We regret that we have room only for preregistered attendees.

Please note the luncheon will be in the Ohio Room on the ground floor of the main building. Parking is available . We recommend carpooling.

A Leadership View From The New Blue House

Join us as we welcome Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), who will offer insights on the new Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. Now in his second term, Congressman Raskin serves on the House Judiciary Committee, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, and the House Administration Committee. As the newly elected Caucus Leadership Representative, he is a member of the House Leadership team. He will represent the five most recently elected classes of the Caucus (142 members) at the leadership table. Always informing and energizing, Congressman Raskin will share his new perspective as someone “in the room where it happens!”
Questions: email Events Chair Shruti Bhatnagar.

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WDC January 10 Happy Hour
Jan
10
5:30 PM17:30

WDC January 10 Happy Hour

During Happy Hour, you’ll get a chance to try out Ranked Choice Voting (RCV)—one of the hottest political topics in MoCo for 2019. Instead of candidates, you’ll get an RCV ballot with six songs.  After the vote (and an explanation of the results), WDC member Rita May Powell will perform the winning song.

Your song choices are: Big Yellow Taxi9 to 5Let It Be Me ,You're No Good Whats Up  Zombie. The links are included so you can make informed choices when you show up to vote by RCV

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MLAW Conference
Nov
17
9:30 AM09:30

MLAW Conference

  • Notre Dame of Maryland University (map)
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The MLAW fall conference will be held on Saturday, November 17, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore. WDC is a member of the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW). MLAW’s annual Fall Legislative Conference “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally…What Rights Are at Stake at the Federal Level and What Maryland Can Do to Protect Them” provides an opportunity to hear State legislators and advocacy groups discuss their goals and priorities. An afternoon Advocacy 101 workshop is also offered for those interested in learning how to be effective grassroots lobbyists. Registration Required. CLICK HERE

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Support WDC at the Montgomery County State Delegation Priorities Hearing
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Support WDC at the Montgomery County State Delegation Priorities Hearing

  • Stella Werner Council Office Building (map)
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 7:00-9:00 pm at the Stella Werner Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave. Suite Rockville, MD 20850). Show your support and attend this event where WDC Board President Fran Rothstein will present testimony on WDC’s 2019 State legislative priorities.

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Postcard Party to Elect the Democrats
Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Postcard Party to Elect the Democrats

  • MDDEMS/Trone Potomac Campaign Office (map)
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Join us on Tuesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 25 from 10:00 am-noon. Bring a friend or two and have some fun writing postcards to encourage Marylanders to vote the straight Democratic Ticket!   We will provide the supplies: postcards, pens, markers, and stamps. Additional supplies welcome.  Location: MDDEMS/Trone Office | RSVP at wdc@womansdemocraticclub.org 

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GOTV with the MDDEMS Coordinated Campaign
Sep
21
to Nov 6

GOTV with the MDDEMS Coordinated Campaign

SIGN UP HERE or drop-in at a campaign office near you! Click the red links for directions to the Silver Spring and Rockville/Potomac (upper level Cabin John Mall) field offices.

Questions? Silver Spring field office contact Taylor Waterman, twaterman@mddems.org (540 877 5461). and for the Rockville/Potomac field office contact Kyle Walter, Kwalter@mddems.org (301-300-2115)

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Blue Wave Kick Off Rally | Sign Up
Sep
15
3:00 PM15:00

Blue Wave Kick Off Rally | Sign Up

Calling all Dems! Don’t miss this energizing event featuring prominient speakers, music, and more! Sponsored by the Maryland Blue Wave Coalition, including DoTheMostGood MoCo, J Walkers Action Group, Indivisible Montgomery and Progressive Action Montgomery County, and Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County.

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WDC Salutes Ike Leggett
Sep
13
5:30 PM17:30

WDC Salutes Ike Leggett

RSVP Click Here. Join WDC as we celebrate "Ike,” who has given his best to our County for a record-breaking 28 years. A dedicated County Councilman and Executive with a progressive vision, he was the first African American elected to these leadership positions. In tough budget times he worked to balance the budget while preserving, and even expanding, valuable programs like affordable housing for low and moderate income residents. "Celebrators" include Senator Chris Van Hollen, Representative Jamie Raskin, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, Catherine Leggett, Dr. Susan Leggett Johnson, and Dr. Teresa Schwartz,. We will also be joined by Democratic Nominee for Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich.

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 GOTV with WDC's PACE Committee
Jul
8
to Nov 6

GOTV with WDC's PACE Committee

SIGN UP HERE (When completing this form on a mobile phone fill in the fields and use the down arrow button to go to the next field until you reach the submit button.) Clearly, WE ALL Need to Volunteer for Get Out The Vote. Volunteer a lot during the last four days of this election season so you can say, “Inspired by generations of WDC members, I gave of my time during GOTV to elect Democrats.”   Sign up for at least TWO shifts to canvass or call.

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