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Council, mayor seek applicants for city’s Commission for Women



BALTIMORE, MD – Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Council Vice President Sharon Green Middleton and Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young will hold a press conference Monday to spread the word about the search for applicants for Baltimore’s Commission for Women and to announce plans to appoint a permanent staff member to the commission..


Monday’s press conference will be followed by the introduction of a City Council resolution announcing an effort to revive the commission and better support its mission of serving as a resource for women throughout Baltimore City.


Established by ordinance in 2006, Baltimore’s Commission for Women empowers women through education and coordinates opportunities to erase barriers to the equal treatment of women. The commission is engaged in efforts to eliminate the wage gap, fight for reproductive rights, advocate for affordable childcare, and the reduction of hunger and homelessness, among other issues.


Who:  Mayor Catherine Pugh; Council President Young; City Council Vice President Sharon Green Middleton; Judith Vaughan- Prather, Executive Director of the Maryland Commission for Women.; Tamara England, Baltimore Representative on the Maryland Women’s Commission


When: Monday, January 18, 2018 at 4 p.m.


Where: Baltimore City Hall, Council Chambers Lobby – 100 N. Holliday Street, 4th Floor






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