Scholarship Deadline March 30!

CCDWC Women's Club Scholarships

Calvert County Democratic Scholarships


The Democratic Party in Calvert County is pleased to announce four scholarships of $1000 each to seniors who will be continuing their formal education. The party anticipates awarding one scholarship to a graduating senior in each of the County’s high schools. To apply, visit:


To be considered, an applicant must submit an essay entitled “What the Democratic Party Means to Me.” The essay must be no longer than one page, double-spaced. The applicant’s essay will be the most important decision criterion that the selection committee will consider.


Other criteria for selection include the applicant’s commitment to the community, academic performance, extracurricular activities, financial need, and strength of endorsements.

All parts of the Democratic Party in the County are participating in funding and judging these scholarships. The Calvert County Women’s Democratic Club is taking the lead assisted by the Central Committee, the Democratic Club, and the Riverside Club.


It is our hope all applicants will develop a deeper understanding of the political process on a national, state, and local level, and will appreciate how important participation by everyone is to the success of our democracy.


Applications must be submitted by March 30th, so be sure to fill one out today.


Scholarship Committee Calvert County Women’s Democratic Club:

Stovy Brown, Chair

John Bennett

Betty Carico

Norma Imershein

Cheryl Place

Paula Willoughby

Please be sure to share with every high school senior that you know!

Event Date

National Women's History Project Special Awards Luncheon



The National Women's History Project is Proud to Announce the 2018

Women’s History Month Honorees to be Recognized in Washington D.C.


Special Awards Luncheon and Program Celebrating 2018 Honorees

Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

at The Hamilton Live, 600 14th St. NW, Washington, DC



The 2018 Theme for National Women's History Month is "Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women." Throughout this year, we honor fifteen outstanding women for their unrelenting and inspirational persistence, and for understanding that, by fighting all forms of discrimination against women and girls, they have shaped America’s history and our future. These 2018 Honorees refused to be silenced. Their lives demonstrate the power of voice, of taking action, and of believing that meaningful and lasting change is possible in our democratic society.



The 2018 National Women’s History Month Honorees are:


Geraldine Ferraro (1935-2011) Politician/First Woman Major Party VP Candidate & Human Rights Activist

Pauli Murray (1910-1985) Women’s Rights/Civil Rights Activist, Attorney, Author, & Episcopal Priest

Elizabeth Peratrovich (Kaaxal-gat) (1911-1958) Political Activist for Alaska Natives, Spearheaded First Anti-Discrimination Law, USA

Margaret Dunkle Champion of Title IX*

Jill Moss Greenberg Women’s/Civil Rights Activist *

Cristina Jimenez Immigrant (DREAMERs) Activist*

Marty Langelan Anti-Violence/Anti-Harassment Activist*

Loretta Ross Reproductive Justice Activist*

Linda Spoonster Schwartz Women Veterans Activist*


Susan Burton Criminal Justice Reform Leader

Roma Guy LGBT Rights/Healthcare Activist

Saru Jayaraman Labor/Restaurant Workers Activist

Pat Maginnis Abortion Rights Activist

Arlene Mayerson Disability Rights Attorney & Activist

Angelica Salas Immigrant Rights Activist

* Will be present at the Washington D.C. Event




For Tickets & Information, call 707-636-2888 or visit the web store


A second awards event will be held at Mills College, in Oakland, California, on August 18, 2018


The National Women’s History Project


Established in 1980, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to the promotion and recognition of multicultural American women’s history. NWHP led the successful Congressional campaign to recognize March as National Women’s History Month The NWHP has trained thousands of teachers on how to include women in the curriculums, and NWHP materials are used across the country in classrooms, government agencies, and civic organizations.

National Women's History Project | 730 Second Ave, No. 469, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Phone 707-636-2888 | Fax 707-636-2909 | Email | Web


Event Date

March for Our Lives

CCDCC March for our Lives

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. For more information about the March and its sponsors, click here.

A Rally bus has been booked for March For Our Lives from Dunkirk. A minimum of 25 seats must be purchased for the bus to confirm the Rally Point. If there aren't enough riders the bus will be canceled 5-7 days before the event. Tickets are steep at $45, but the convenience of traveling with like-minded people might offset that a bit. Click on the link to book your seat.

The youth of America are standing up on March 24th, spearheading the movement to finally bring common sense to gun safety, and you can help them! An anonymous donor contributed sufficient monies to allow for 3 youth to attend the Rally on March 24 and take the Rally bus from Dunkirk. We offer our grateful thanks to that donor, and so do the students being supported.

If you would like to so donate, you may make a contribution of $55 to the CCDWC by Tuesday, March 13th. Each $55 donation allows another student the opportunity to participate in this tremendous movement. You can drop a check off at the LaFayette Law Office at 22 Duke St. in Prince Frederick. The office has a mail slot in the door if anyone wish to drop a check over the week-end. Or, you can deliver a check to our Treasurer, Ms. Margaret Phipps (



Event Date

March to Fix the Fund



Since 2012, $1.7 billion has gone into the Education Trust Fund from casino revenues, but it hasn’t increased funding for schools and students as intended. Instead, the same amount of money that was already going to education was redirected to other areas of the budget. That means all of the additional gambling revenues have resulted in no change to the education budget.

We want the General Assembly to pass the Fix the Fund Act to make sure that money goes where it was intended – to increase school funding. This would result in an additional $500 million in school funding annually, a significant step toward closing the $3 billion gap.

Join the March to Fix the Fund on March 19th. A boxed dinner will be provided, as well as busses departing from Huntingtown High School at 4:45pm, sharp. Sign up here by March 12th to ride the Calvert bus and pick your food option.




Event Date

Golstein Dinner

CCDCC Goldstein Dinner

Ladies and Gentlemen, Please join us for the 20th Annual Goldstein Dinner. This year’s event will be held on March 22nd 2018 at the Rod 'N' Reel Restaurant in Chesapeake Beach. There will be a cocktail reception from 5:30 to 6:30pm, followed by dinner served at 7pm.

The event is always attended by many prominent local, state, and federal representatives. This year’s honored guest will be Senator Ben Cardin. You will not want to miss this long-standing community gala.

CCDCCWhether you wish to become a sponsor or to simply purchase a ticket, you can use the form attached here. Come help us kick off this election season with style. We look forward to seeing you there!




Event Date

Get Ready for 2018

The election cycle this year is extremely important and very exciting. Calvert County has some great candidates for local office already filed and running, and we’re still looking for more. Democrats in Calvert County are in a position to retrieve the governorship, further solidify democratic control of the state legislature, and Turn Calvert Blue! But we need your help. Here’s how you can be part of the movement:

CCDCCConsider running for office. There are many local-level offices that need democrats to file their candidacy. The CCDCC has several tools for first-time candidates to help them get their campaigns off the ground. Also, the state Democratic Party and many other organizations do as well. Get in touch with us today if you’re considering a run for a local seat.

CCDCCVolunteer on a campaign. Want to Turn Calvert Blue, but can’t run for office yourself? There are lots of great candidates already running who need support and resources. Get in touch with us, or contact them directly to find out how you can help.

Help get out the vote! There are lots of Democrats in Calvert County, but we need them to get to the polls! Consider volunteering as a precinct captain, or precinct volunteer to connect with your neighbors and get them to turn out to the polls. We’ll be setting up a poll-driver network shortly, so watch for information on how you can volunteer to be a driver on Election Day. If you are ready to help Turn Calvert Blue, get in touch with us right away!

CCDCCDonate. We understand that not everyone has time to contribute to a campaign, cause, or office. So if you want to help but can’t find the time, consider donating today.

After 2018 elections:

There is more to government than just elected office. The Board of County Commissioners relies on the input from citizen volunteer advisors to make decisions. If you want to influence local county government, but don't want to run for office, this is an excellent way to ensure our county reflects your values. Volunteer for a commission or board today!




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