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Our Focus

OUR VISION

The Commission has developed a four-part vision statement to inspire our work:

  • To serve as a highly visible, respected voice on issues of importance to women in Anne Arundel County.
  • To expand possibilities for all women and girls and to advocate for empowerment and equality.
  • To establish the Commission for Women as a leading organization on important local issues through collaborative partnerships.
  • To serve as a liaison to the County Executive and County Council regarding women’s issues.
OUR IDENTITY & WHAT WE DO

At the August 2018 Retreat, the Commission embraced a new identity and slate of action. The AACCW serves to:

  • Connect & Liaise
  • Convene & Moderate
  • Facilitate & Integrate
  • Support & Supply
  • Advocate, Aid & Assist
  • Amplify & Inform Through
    • In-person Meetings
    • Social Media (Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Programs & Events
AREAS OF WORK
  • As a community partner, we support innovative services and policies to de-stigmatize, educate, and prevent future crises related to the opioid epidemic in Anne Arundel County.
  • We work to eradicate human trafficking in Anne Arundel County through community awareness, education, advocacy, and efforts to support survivors.
  • We advocate to improve the community by creating an inclusive environment of women that provides resources and leadership opportunities to empower all to reach their full potential. 
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