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The Commissions for Women of Montgomery and Prince George’s County 2012 Women’s Legislative Briefing (Jan. 29, 2012)

When Jan 29, 2012
from 02:45 PM to 04:00 PM
Where University of Maryland, Shady Grove Campus, Bldg II, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland
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IWPR Senior Research Associate Jeffrey Hayes will be featured on the "Advocating for Older Women’s Issues" panel. See below for a full event agenda. To register and attend, please visit eventbrite.

The Commissions for Women of Montgomery and Prince George’s County,along with our many co-sponsoring organizations,invite you to join us at the 2012 Women’s Legislative Briefing.The conference will open with a panel discussion on legislation in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, followed by compelling seminars on legislation in the Maryland General Assembly. 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.


2012 Women’s Legislative Briefing
Universities at Shady Grove
Building II
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. REGISTRATION Multipurpose Room Lobby, Building II
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. OPENING PLENARY SESSION Multipurpose Room
• Vanessa E. Atterbeary, President, Montgomery County Commission for Women
• Wilma Holmes, Chair, 2012 Women’s Legislative Briefing
• The Honorable Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive
• Prince George’s County Executive (invited)
• President, Caucus of Maryland Women State Legislators
• Marilyn Kawamura, President
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States
• Bernadette Loftus, MD, Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Medical Group
• Estella M. Hyde, Ph.D., AARP
• The Honorable Barbara Mikulski, U.S. Senate (invited)
• The Honorable Benjamin Cardin, U.S. Senate
• The Honorable Christopher Van Hollen, U.S. House of Representatives
• The Honorable Donna Edwards, U.S. House of Representatives
• The Honorable John Sarbanes, U.S. House of Representatives (invited)
2:45 – 4:00 p.m. SEMINAR SERIES I
• Effective Legislative Advocacy Auditorium, Building I
• Health Care and Health Care Reform for Women Gaithersburg Room
Advocating for Older Women’s Issues, Bethesda Room
• Victories for Women in the 2011 Maryland General Assembly Room 3032
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. BREAK
4:15 – 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP SERIES II
• Women in the Public Realm Auditorium, Building I
• Work and Women Gaithersburg Room
• Women, Families and Poverty Bethesda Room
• Safety, Justice and Human Rights Room 3032
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. RECEPTION WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS Multipurpose Room

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