Commission for Women


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Established in 1972, by the Prince George's County Council to work for women's equality, the Prince George's County Commission for Women (PGC-CFW) has had a proud history of service. Over the years the Commission has initiated a number of programs that assure the equal treatment of women in educational matters, promote recognition of accomplishments, and ensure that specific problems that effect the well being of women.


The Prince George's County Commission for Women advises the County Executive, County Council, and the citizens of Prince George's County on matters that influence the well-being of women. The Commission recommends programs or legislation to insure equal rights and opportunities for all women. It conducts research and issues reports on the status of women in the County, holds public meetings or hearings pertaining to women's needs, and proposes initiatives to remove inequalities on the basis of sex. The Commission develops and maintains an information and referral service to respond to Prince George's County women's needs.


  • Jennifer Jones, Chair
  • Linda Johnson Thomas, Vice Chair
  • Dr. Jane Ross, Secretary
  • Lynn Baldwin, Historian
  • Diane Williams
  • Oretha Bridgewaters
  • Amanda Welch
  • Elena Belon-Butler
  • Jackie Rhone
  • Dr. Rita Robinson

Commission, Liaison

Carol-Lynn Snowden
Department of Family Services
6420 Allentown Road, Room #27
Camp Springs, Maryland 20748


The Prince George's County Commission for Women convenes on the third Thursday of each month. All meetings begin at 9 am, and are located in the Penthouse Suite, at Largo Government Center (LGC), 9201 Basil Court, Largo, Maryland, 20774.

2015 Meeting Dates:

  • March 19th at 9:00am 
  • April 17th at 9:00am
  • May 21st at 9:00am
  • June 18th at 9:00am
  • July 16th at 9:00am
  • August 20th at 9:00am
  • September ​17th at 9:00am 
  • October 15th at 9:00am
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