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Commission for Women


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Policy and Legislation Committee

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Immigrant Women in Montgomery County Committee (IWIN)

U.S. Census 2000 indicates that Montgomery County has by far the largest population and percent of foreign born residents of any jurisdiction in Maryland.  The Maryland Department of Planning reports that Montgomery County's foreign born population approaches 233,000 residents--almost 27% of the county's total population.  Immigrant women often face serious challenges in the workplace, the schools, and in dealing with health and social services.  Lack of knowledge and language barriers may make these women more vulnerable to abuse, harassment, discrimination and worse.  To address some of these issues, the IWin Committee will 

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Mothers And Poverty (MAP)

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CFW Education and Outreach Activities

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